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The Idiotic Corner

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

It is odd for a newspaper in unsigned editorials to go after a writer. But the Monterey Herald has done that on occasion with me, and with the usual ad hominem tactics and failure to offer a rebuttal, which seem at odds with basic journalistic ethics. Here is the latest with brief commentary: Read more →

The Great Obama Catharsis

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Barack Obama has done the United States a great, though unforeseen, favor. He has brought to light, as no one else could, many of the pernicious assumptions of our culture from the last half-century. Read more →

Obama Becomes the Fall Guy

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

Suddenly, liberal op-ed writers are trashing — even lampooning — Barack Obama as a one-term president (“one and done”). Centrist Democrats up for reelection in 2012 openly worry about inviting a kindred president into their districts, lest the new pariah lose them votes. Read more →

A Vineyard Too Far

by Victor Davis Hanson

National Review Online

By Sunday afternoon, the Gallup tracking poll showed a 17-point spread in the president’s approval rating — 38 percent approval to 55 percent disapproval. Read more →

The Old ‘Not Enough’ Excuse

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

To newly inaugurated Barack Obama and his prime-the-pump technocrats, the logic seemed so simple. America’s problem was a struggling economy. The solution was to spread around even more borrowed government money. The result would be a return to prosperity. Read more →

Atlas Is Sorta Shrugging

by Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

“They Did It!”

The president just concluded a frenzied “jobs” bus tour to explain why unemployment is at 9.1% — after borrowing nearly $5 trillion in stimulus the last three years. Read more →

Young Westerners–Deprives or Decadent?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

A once civil and orderly England was recently torn apart by rioting and looting — at first by mostly minority youth, but eventually also by young Brits in general. Read more →

What If the President Liked Businesspeople?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

The US stock market has nose-dived. Congress just approved the highest debt ceiling in American history, allowing the government to carry over $16 trillion in national debt, and prompting the credit-rating agency Standard & Poor’s to downgrade America’s multitrillion-dollar debt for the first time in 70 years. Read more →

Obama Verses Obama

by Victor Davis Hanson

Defining Ideas

President Barack Obama is more exasperated than ever as polls dip, critics multiply, and none of his massive borrowing seems to jump start a stalled economy. Read more →

Is the President in Recovery?

by Victor Davis Hanson

Tribune Media Services

President Obama does not care much about deficits — other than worrying that big debt might matter in his re-election campaign. Read more →

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