Author Archives: Noah Millman

About Noah Millman

Noah Millman, senior editor, is an opinion journalist, critic, screenwriter, and filmmaker who joined The American Conservative in 2012. Prior to joining TAC, he was a regular blogger at The American Scene. Millman’s work has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Week, Politico, First Things, Commentary, and on The Economist’s online blogs. He lives in Brooklyn.

Obama’s Missing Peace

And our country’s.

Dominance Games and the Ethics Kerfuffle

A first pass look at the triangular politics of the Trump era

Ethics? We Don’t Need No Stinking Ethics

The House GOP makes their priorities clear

The Dialectical Utility of Explanations: Election Edition

2016 is an exceptionally bizarre year from which to conclude that there are no lessons to be learned.

Threats to Democracy

Efforts to delegitimize the election threaten to do more harm than the hacks did.

Tough Guys and Crackpots

Who will win the struggle between them on Trump’s foreign policy team?

A Reading List That Will Live In Infamy

What to read to understand what led to, and resulted from, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Trump in a China Shop

Is it “just words”? Or is he in earnest?

Trump’s Cabinet

The appointees who matter and the the appointees who don’t.

Trump’s Conflicts

Why the public lack of interest?

My Favorite Trump Nominee So Far

A mash-note to General James Mattis.

Do The Democrats Have To Move Right? Or Left?

Or is that the wrong question?

Who Normalized the Word, ‘Normalize?’

Time to ditch a concept that doesn’t make sense.

Giving Thanks For Trump

Looking for silver linings in the coming storm

Foreign Policy: The Story So Far

Those TAC-ers with high hopes for a Trump foreign policy should not be encouraged

Guilty Pleasures, Iceland Edition

More hand-wringing from your first-world-problem hand-wringing blogger.

Donald Trump: The Political Equivalent of the Financial Crisis

A storm anyone looking should have known was coming

Resistance From the Right, Progress From the Left

What I’ll be looking for

Dreading the Future

I am not audacious enough to be hopeful

Democratic versus Procedural Legitimacy: The Case of Brexit

The UK constitution throws a spanner in the works of its most vocal defenders

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