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.

The Pessimist’s Case Against – and For – Donald Trump

Am I a pusillanimous pussyfooter? You be the judge.

Can the GOP Civilize Trump the Barbarian?

They sure will try.

The Upcoming Battle For Upscale Whites

Playing around with my favorite new general election toy.

Now, Who Could It Be? Could It Be … Satan?

Silly season isn’t over until . . . oh, heck; it’s never over.

How Conservatives Can Defeat Donald Trump

It takes just one step: vote for Hillary Clinton.

Trump’s Foreign Policy Contradictions Should Sound Familiar

As he tries to be more “Presidential,” the substance of Trump’s foreign policy gets less distinctive.

Baseless Speculation of the Day: a Cruz-Fiorina Third Party Bid

At least I’m giving you something new to talk about.

How Over Is The GOP Primary Race?

This over.

Not For An Age But For A Moment—And Therefore For All Time

Has Shakespeare conquered so thoroughly in the four centuries since his death in part because he did so little to promote his own work?

The Indebted Way We Live Now

Not so different from the way we lived then, or ever.

In Defense of ‘Hamilton’s’ Great Man Theory of History

If we see ourselves in heroes, perhaps we’ll see heroes in ourselves.

GOP Voters Deliberately Set The Party On Fire

Now you’re going to put out the fire by smothering the voters who lit it?

Gangs of New York

Don’t put a fork in ’em yet.

What Is the Proper Catholic Way For Marriage To Fail?

A question about Amoris Laetitia for Alan Jacobs and Ross Douthat.

Five Ways The GOP Race Could End

Not another horse race post!

Cruz Consolidates the Rubio Vote

Can he do the same with Kasich’s moderates?

We Don’t Need a Trade War For Trade To Serve the National Interest

A serious “economic nationalism” should focus on American workers’ productivity, not just American companies’ profitability.

Primaries Still Matter

A party that has lost its voters can’t win them back by ignoring them.

Why Donald Trump Will Lose To Hillary Clinton

He’s strangely eager to define his candidacy in terms of his own insecurities.

Eisenhower and Interventionism

Anti-interventionists would have opposed much of Eisenhower’s foreign policy – but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t better than Truman or Kennedy.

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