The Baleful Cargo of Woke Diversity Worship
What do all our notable fabricators—George Santos, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Barack Obama—have in common? Well, quite like the Ward ChurchilIs or Rachel Dolezals of the world, one way or another, they lied about their identities. Or they sought fraudulent ways of suggesting their ancestries were marginalized. Or they had claims on being victims on …
Masks and Mimes of Politics
Peaking Through Fingers: A Look at the Decline of Education
Are Universities Doomed?
Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness In a famous exchange in the The Sun Also Rises, Ernest Hemingway wrote: “How did you go bankrupt?” Bill asked. “Two ways,” Mike said. “Gradually, then suddenly.” “Gradually” and “suddenly” applies to higher education’s implosion. During the 1990s “culture wars” universities were warned that their chronic tuition hikes above the rate of inflation were …
Two Antithetical Billionaires
Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness Before the midterm November elections, Sam Bankman-Fried was a left-wing billionaire heartthrob. He properly grew up on the Stanford campus, where his parents were well-known left-wing activist law professors. He went to a tony prep school and on to MIT. Bankman-Fried mocked society’s bourgeois capitalist conventions by dressing and looking …
Wokeism and Its Fallout
Boondoggles and Bombers
The Dems are Radical and Their Agenda is Contrary to Nature
The Conservatives underestimates the left and play within the parameters of convention and tradition. The Dems don’t. They’re Neo-socialists, revolutionaries. VDH says we get a glimpse when they want to pack the court, end the filibuster or destroy the electoral college. The Left wants to re-fashion the past, whether renaming or toppling statues or destroying …
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If You Really Wanted to Destroy the United States, Then . . .
Victor Davis Hanson American Greatness First, you would surrender our prior energy independence. Reduce new gas and oil leases on federal lands to the lowest levels of any president in history. Cut back production at precisely the time the world is emerging from a two-year lockdown with pent-up consumer demand. Make war on coal and …
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