Is the Country Unraveling?
by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Thrill Is Gone The last thirty days have made it clear that Barack Obama is not going to win the 2012 election by a substantial margin. The polls still show the race near dead even with over five months, and all sorts of unforeseen events, to come. But …
by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online A sign of an undisciplined mind is serial lapses into self-contradiction, or blurting out a thought only to refute it entirely on a later occasion. For a president to do that is to erode public confidence and eventually render all his public statements irrelevant. Share This
Two, Three, Many Obamas
It Was the Power, Stupid!
by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media I. Power — Always Was and Always Will Be In my dumber days, between 2001-2008, I used to wonder why the Left relentlessly hammered the war on terror (e.g., renditions, tribunals, predators, preventative detention, Patriot Act, intercepts, wiretaps, Guantanamo Bay) when these measures had not only proven quite useful …
The New Reactionaries
by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Our New Regressivism About fifteen years ago, many liberals began to self-identify as progressives — partly because of the implosion of the Great Society and the Reagan reaction that had tarnished the liberal brand and left it as something akin to “permissive” or “naïve,” partly because “progressive” was supposedly …
All Fall Down
Sitting Out Obama
Mr. Obama’s 99%: Are We Poor or Just Unequal or Both or Neither?
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 …