Michelle Obama

Our New Antoinettes

Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Marie Antoinette, the beheaded wife of the beheaded French Bourbon King Charles Louis XVI, did not really say “Let them cake.” But in the short time that the French Revolution became utterly unhinged, toxic, and nihilistic, she became nonetheless iconic as an out-of-touch elite who had lived in a make-believe …

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Target: Ann Romney

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Recently a Democratic operative, Hilary Rosen, was furious that Mitt Romney had made reference to his wife’s opinions on women’s issues and the economy. So Rosen blurted out on a cable news show that Ann Romney “hasn’t worked a day in her life.” Share This

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The Trayvon Martin Case and the Growing Racial Divide

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media Two Racial Narratives — and the Current Hysteria Polls show that the Trayvon Martin case has split the country apart over perceptions of race and justice, in ways that may dwarf the polarities of the O.J. Simpson trial days of 1994. Share This

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Obama’s Racial Politics

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Never has America been more assimilated, integrated, and intermarried — as is evident in everything from politics to popular culture, from statistics to anecdotes. Share This

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Give ‘Em Hell, Barry

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Recently both First Lady Michelle Obama and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis went to the key swing state of Florida to blast the president’s adversaries. Share This

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Who Are These Fat-Cat Few at the Top?

by Victor Davis Hanson Tribune Media Services First lady Michelle Obama the other day railed at “the few at the top,” who do all sorts of bad things. Share This

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Did 2008 Come True?

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media The Right-Wing Complaint of 2008 In 2008, the following was the general right-wing argument against Obama’s candidacy: Share This

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An Honest Obama Campaign

by Victor Davis Hanson National Review Online Given what we know now, I think Obama’s summer-2008 campaign speeches should have sounded something like this: Share This

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The War Against Palin Goes On and On and . . .

by Victor Davis Hanson PJ Media We Are Civil Now In emulation of Jonathan Chait’s now infamous 2004 New Republic essay, “The Case for Bush Hatred” (“I hate George Bush — there, I said it”), Slate just published an op-ed, “Why I Loathe My Connecticut Senator” by one Emily Bazelon, with a detailed description of why she “despises” and …

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