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.

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

Weird Election Photo Finishes

Three possible endgames we should all hope don’t happen.

A Broken Coriolanus

Red Bull Theater gives us a Shakespeare for the age of Trump

New S#!+ Has Come To Light, Man

What in God’s holy name are you all blathering about?

Maps Of the Future

Would winning a blue state or two salvage some of what’s valuable in Trump’s message even as he lost?

Election End-Game — And Post-Season Predictions

Trump is not going to destroy American democracy. But he will continue to destroy the GOP — unless the GOP reforms itself.

Every Action Has An Equal Opposite Reaction

And while ideas have consequences — consequences also have ideas.

Atoning For Trump

How I spent my Yom Kippur

A Russian Syllogism

One can be simultaneously appalled by Donald Trump’s parroting of Russian propaganda and reject the notion that Russia is a major geopolitical threat to America.

Mike Pence’s Bridge to a Post-Trump GOP

It’s not just held up by imaginary sky hooks — except on foreign policy

Who Exactly Is Pence Trying To Gaslight?

Looking for the meaning in political performance art.

Post-Debate Analysis

An interview from Oz with yours truly.

Speaking the People’s Language

What I’ll be listening for in tonight’s debate.

IP and Cultural Appropriation

Culture owned versus culture shared.

Fivethirtyeight.com on Douthat’s Democratic Disaster Scenario

Modeling the likelihood of a Trump minority win.

Failures to Communicate

On all sides, we’re not even trying to talk to each other anymore.

The State of the Race

It’s not neck-and-neck — but it could get there soon.

What Is to Be Done About Aleppo?

Gary Johnson has no idea. Neither do his opponents. Neither do I.

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