The Real Divide is Online in Elitist Minds
by Victor Davis Hanson San Francisco Chronicle Are things really as ghastly as they appear this election year? President Bush is derided as a liar, brain-dead and a coward, not just by fringe groups but by prominent members of the Democratic establishment. Major intellectuals and artists lament that John Kerry won all three debates by …
Country at a Crossroads
November 2 will say a lot about the American people, and our future by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Magazine Had Lincoln lost the 1864 vote, a victorious General McClellan would have settled for an American continent divided, with slavery intact. Without Woodrow Wilson’s reelection in 1916 — opposed by the isolationists — Western Europe …
What Would Patton Say About the Present War?
by Victor Davis Hanson Imprimis The following text is adapted from a transcript of a lecture delivered on July 23, 2004, on board the MS Heidelberg during a Hillsdale College cruise on the Rhine and Moselle rivers. A shorter version of this informal speech was published recently in Imprimis. Share This
Or, how to lose and election by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online There is a good chance that no matter what Kerry says or does in the final two weeks of this election — barring some major catastrophe in Iraq, a presidential gaffe, or massive voting irregularity — he will lose. Share This
Deconstructing Kerry’s Case Against President Bush: Part Two
by Bruce S. Thornton Private Papers The Kerry case against the President’s invasion of Iraq is built on four components: the President misled the nation about WMDs and ties to al Qaeda; he failed to plan adequately for the aftermath of combat; he failed to bring our allies on board; and he diverted resources from …
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Why Do They Hate Us?
Our Primordial World
Pride and Envy are what make this war go ’round. by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Throughout the last two years of war, we have confronted a variety of what we thought were strange occurrences: the conquest of Iraq in a mere three weeks, the subsequent Iraqis’ looting of their own infrastructure, the counterinsurgency …
The Therapeutic Choice
A war for our lives, or a nuisance to our lifestyle? by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Americans are presented with a choice in this election rare in our history. This is not 1952, when Democrats and Republicans did not differ too much on the need to stay in Korea, or even 1968 when …