Supreme Court Hypocrisies

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Until last week, Chief Justice John Roberts was vilified as the leader of a conservative judicial cabal poised to destroy the Obama presidency by overturning the federal takeover of healthcare. But with his unexpected affirmation, Roberts suddenly was lauded as the new Earl Warren — an “evolving” conservative …

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Cabinets Gone Wild

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services We’ve had some unusual Cabinet secretaries in past administrations — Earl Butz, John Mitchell and James Watt come to mind — but never anything quite like the present bunch. Share This

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When Administrations Implode

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Administration meltdowns are hardly novel. In almost every presidency there comes a moment when sheer chaos, whether self-induced or the result of an outside crisis, takes hold. Share This

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We Give Up

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services Americans — left, right, Democrats, and Republicans — are all sick of thankless nation-building in the Middle East. Yet democratization was not our first choice, but rather a last resort after other methods failed. Share This

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Are You ‘Them!’?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Until the appearance of Barack Obama on the national scene, I knew of “them” only from an old sci-fi movie in which huge ants (“Them!”) ate people. Share This

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What We Do Not Want to Hear Anymore

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media NO MAS, MR. PRESIDENT The State of the Union could have been written [1] by a computer program. All the now familiar Obama furniture was in the room: the mock outrage at “them,” the psychodramatic first-person boasting (as in, “I will oppose..,” “I will not work with…,” “I will decline…,” “I …

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Postmodern Populism

by Victor Davis Hanson NRO’s The Corner Newt Gingrich soaring in the polls 90 days ago — with an inspired strategy of critiquing Obama, reprimanding the left-wing media during the debates, playing down his ego while showing mastery of the issues, and calling for an end to internecine bickering — stumbled for a while under the natural negative …

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Obama Derangement Syndrome?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media I’d say if you live in the United States of America and you vote for George Bush, you’ve lost your mind. — John Edwards When does the legitimate “I oppose Obama” descend into the illegitimate “I hate Obama”? Share This

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