Eeyore’s Cabinet

VDH UltraHow Democracy Dies in Darkness—in Five Easy Steps. Part One

Victor Davis Hanson What if you believed that the U.S. was in mortal danger because its elections continually led to the wrong results and policy choices? What if the “people” were just too ignorant of what was good for them and continually displayed such dangerous cluelessness in how they voted? How could you even work …

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VDH UltraHow and Why Did Democrats Become Revolutionaries? Part One

Victor Davis Hanson The current Left is certainly not the party of Harry Truman or JFK—or for that matter even of Bill Clinton. Neither ordered the FBI to raid the home of their predecessors. It is a revolutionary, a Jacobin party intent not just on winning elections and implementing more redistribution, bigger government, and higher …

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VDH UltraTrump, DeSantis, Biden, Harris and All That. Part Two.

Victor Davis Hanson Eeyore’s Cabinet As of now the real and only question about 2024 is twofold, can Trump get the Republican nomination, and if nominated could he beat any non-Biden candidate? The answer is clearly yes on both counts. But then again, the second part of the answer in the general election is yes …

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VDH UltraTrump, DeSantis, Biden, Harris and All That. Part One.

Victor Davis Hanson Polls are all over the place variously attesting Trump can be nominated, but not beat Biden, that no one in either party wishes Biden to run, that DeSantis may on rare occasions in some states poll higher than Trump, and all that. But so far what do these for now mostly meaningless …

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VDH UltraRes Ipsa Loquitur

Victor Davis Hanson Eeyore’s Cabinet Consider five self-evident banalities. Joe Biden has serially attacked the Saudi Arabian government after the Khashoggi murder. Fine, there is much to criticize among the Saudi monarchs. But did anyone believe that the Saudis in any sizable way would pump thousands of more barrels of oil per day to lower …

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VDH UltraA Covid Afterthought

Victor Davis Hanson Eeyore’s Cabinet Recently, there has been increasing pressure on China either to produce more data exonerating itself of birthing the SARS-CoV-2 virus, or to confess that the pathogen escaped from its secretive biosafety Level 4 virology lab and was human-engineered, showing insidious characteristics not found in nature. If the latter is true, …

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VDH UltraWater, water, water…and not a drop. Continued.

Victor Davis Hanson 6) Twenty-million Californians living on a thin, dry, coastal, 400-mile strip, from La Jolla to north of Berkeley. That they sit atop no real aquifer and enjoy little precipitation is still not unnatural given the importance of these elites. Such critical populations must be continually supplied by otherwise not-natural, long-distance transfers of …

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