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The New Blue Confederacy

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Why are progressive regions of the country—especially in the old major liberal cities (e.g., Chicago, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle)—institutionalizing de facto racial quotas through “proportional representation” based on “disparate impact”? Why are they promoting ethnic and racial chauvinism, such as allowing college students to select …

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Can the FBI Be Salvaged?

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness The Washington, D.C.-based Federal Bureau of Investigation has lost all credibility as a disinterested investigatory agency. Now we learn from a whistleblower that the agency was allegedly investigating moms and dads worried about the teaching of critical race theory in their kids’ schools. In truth, since 2015, the FBI has …

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Why the Left Always Projects

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness The Left is addicted to projection—the psycho-political syndrome of attributing all of one’s own sins to one’s opponents. The woke apparently do this out of some Freudian effort to square the circle of their own guilt or sense of privilege, by fobbing off their own fearful realities onto others. It …

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History Will Grind Out the Truth

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness “History will figure that out on its own.” That is what Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) recently replied to Dr. Anthony Fauci, head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. In a heated congressional exchange, Fauci derided the idea that the COVID-19 pandemic was due to the leak of …

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Trickle-Down Bidenism

Victor Davis HansonAmerican Greatness Can 10 months really make a real difference in America? Not normally. But weld together a hard-left socialist agenda with the control of the White House and Congress onto the combined forces of progressive woke media, Silicon Valley, the corporate boardrooms, the entertainment industry, academia, and the Wall Street borg—all in …

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The Classicist: The Collective Accused

Victor Davis Hanson with Jack Fowler analyze the critics of Condeleezza Rice, recent obsession with “whiteness,” hostile nations who hide behind accusation of US “racism” as they do worse, and the failure of universities to educate. Victor concludes with a story about his early childhood opportunity at a Martin Luther King speech. Share Thismore

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Trump Nearing the Crossroads

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness The Left may not wish to admit it, but the fortunes of a once moribund Donald Trump of January 2021 have now largely recovered—even before the stunning gubernatorial victory of Republican Glenn Youngkin in Virginia. How and why? One, Joe Biden did not, as dishonestly advertised, prove to be good …

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Last Night’s Election: Why Glenn Youngkin Won

Victor Davis Hanson Blade of Perseus Yes, the Glenn Youngkin campaign was supercharged by local and state issues. No Virginians, like no Americans, want to be called racists. In fact, they voted in their first African American and Latino statewide elected officials—classical anti-racism ignoring the “anti-racism” racism of the Left. Ditto the New York mayor’s …

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Where are Biden and Merkel’s sanctions against Putin’s gas weapon?

Paul Roderick Gregory // The Hill In July, President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel agreed to reimpose sanctions if Vladimir Putin used gas as a “geopolitical weapon.” This agreement constituted a concession in return for Biden’s waiver of sanctions on Nord Stream 2, which allowed its completion. Merkel had already vouched for continued …

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Who Eventually Won the Cold War

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Pause for a minute to recall the recent past: Did the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff unlawfully intervene in the chain of command to reroute decisions of nuclear weapon readiness through himself? Did he really contact his Chinese Communist counterpart to promise him that China would be warned of …

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