Author Archives: Paul Gottfried
Never-Trumper pokes at Roy Moore’s conservatism. Here’s what he gets wrong.
Beware of those who claim to speak for today’s populist audience.
All red meat and no substance makes for a vapid messenger.
Warhawks wheel out an old, meaningless canard.
They don’t have the grit nor guts to make coherent arguments.
D.C. in the 80’s was a dull company town full of smug, striving liberals.
Not all conservatives are enamored with Russia.
It’s about ideological cohesion, and long-term strength.
Sometimes the labels just don’t jibe.
David S. Brown, Paradise Lost: A Life of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Harvard University Press, 397 pp.
Tribalism is not the same thing as multiculturalism.
Thoughts on my depiction as a “nativist strategist.”
An effort to put thinkers in their proper political categories
The country is not on the verge of lurching toward a neo-fascist alternative to its current PC regime.
Why a classic Philip Rieff essay on the Goldwater era resonates in the year of Trump.
What made the controversial philosopher’s work so compelling?
What Edmund Burke and Charles Maurras reveal about politics
Let’s stop calling political foes and foreign threats the f-word.
The anonymized wiki editors misconstrue conservative scholarship on the Frankfurt School.
Herbert Butterfield was wrong about Whig scholarship.← Older posts
from The American Conservative