Goodbye Syria, On to Iran!

by Victor Davis Hanson // PJ Media  To paraphrase T.S. Eliot, this is the way Syria ends: Not with a bang, but a whimper. We are back where we started — lots of people dying — as the crisis recedes with a high five and a sigh, rather than with America blowing some stuff up. Share …

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Populism Lives at NRO

We depend on thousands of small contributors. by Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online  National Review Online imposes no litmus test on its contributors. The result each day — to take the most recent hot-button issue — is that columnists both support and oppose the proposed Syrian intervention, though usually from a shared conservative perspective. NRO …

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You Don’t Say . . .

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Barack Obama in his weekly radio address accused opponents of comprehensive immigration reform of rank partisan politics: Share This

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It Can Happen Here

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Shortly before the second-term inauguration of Barack Obama this January, I wrote [1] the following of my worries over the Obama way of doing business: Share This

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All Leaks Bad–Except Some

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Before Jay Carney or the president go out again they really need to sit down and get their stories straight: When the IRS apologizes, it is not a matter of “if.” Share This

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Ideology Trumps Character in South Carolina

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Liberals are probably astounded that voters in South Carolina would prefer a candidate who misled and lied to them to conduct an affair over another whose personal life was, in comparison, spotless. Share This

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Presidential Rhetoric

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner If only the president might show the same audacity to weigh in on the murderous Tsarnaev brothers as he did when he expressed his displeasure during the ongoing Henry Louis Gates or Trayvon Martin matters Share This

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The Ahistorical Krugman

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Paul Krugman weaves a fantasy tale of how high taxes, big unions, and government regulations created a booming 1950s economy — the implication being that in reactionary fashion we can now in a second term return to our heyday under Obama’s envisioned union support, growth in government, tax hikes, and …

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Let Bush Be

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services The theme of the president’s 2012 re-election campaign is that George W. Bush left such a terrible mess that Barack Obama could hardly be expected to clean it up in four years. Share This

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Biden Unbound

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Joe Biden is at it again, accusing the president’s opponents of hoping for bad news and the Republicans in particular of rooting for dismal economic reports, by virtue of opposing legislation of the sort they supposedly earlier would have supported. I am sure, as in every campaign, there are …

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