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.

A Post About the Democratic Race

Super Tuesday isn’t going to be kind to Sanders.

Super Tuesday Predictions

A near-sweep by Trump of the states in contention, and a more modest lead in the delegate haul.

The Establishment’s Last Stand

An analysis of just what it would take for any of Rubio, Cruz and Kasich to stop Trump.


You’ll have to wait until tomorrow for my Super Tuesday predictions – …

Rubio Is No Kutuzov

It’s not just that Rubio has no time to practice the Russian commander’s strategy of strategic retreat; it’s that he has nowhere to retreat to.

Home State Polls

Rubio is still 16 points behind Trump in Florida.

Fetch and Carry

The reductio ad absurdum of pro-Rubio consolidation strategies.

Rubio Is a Funny Candidate For the “Establishment”

As the field winnows, which Republican candidates will gain?

Handicapping South Carolina

A horserace post.

Is Scalia’s Burial Mound the Hill Social Conservatives Should Choose to Die On?

Against the necessity of foredoomed last stands.

What Comes Next?

Do you have a clue what happens now?

What I’m Hoping For Out Of New Hampshire

For Rubio to be hobbled without handing the nomination to Trump.

Fetch Happens

Rubio wins round one by coming in third. What happens now?

A Revolt Against Decadence—But Whose?

Ross Douthat’s argument against Trump and Sanders elides a crucial distinction between popular and elite sentiments.

Talking Trump’s Chances

An insurgent front-runner with substantial financial resources is a hard combination to beat.

Could Trump “Run the Table?”

Yes. Yes, he could.

The Decapitation of the GOP

What happens if Donald “My I.Q. is one of the highest” Trump wins the GOP nomination – and the GOP doesn’t implode?

Self Control, Self Knowledge, and Self Mastery

Damon Linker’s journey into the self.

Winners, Losers and the SOTU

An address, and a country, shadowed by the Trump insurgency.

The Prettiest Star

RIP, David Robert Jones

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