Author Archives: Paul Gottfried

Sleepwalk to Suicide

Hubris no greater than America’s led Europe to World War I.

Straussians Talk Amongst Themselves—in the NYT

The media power of these “uniquely militaristic nationalists” is stronger than their theory.

Syria’s War Redraws America’s Political Map

The current debate about whether the president should take military action against …

No Half Measures Against Political Correctness

A nationwide organization, Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), is waging …

Thomas Sowell’s Genetic Fallacies

Although I have not read Thomas Sowell’s latest book Intellectuals and Race, …

Are Americans More ‘Socialist’ Than Europeans?

Although I’ve been critical of my state’s current governor, it’s usually been …

What’s Wrong With “Human Rights”

Some god-terms that issue from the media, and which I had the …

Hagel Gets a Sensitivity Litmus Test From the Neocon Press

I’ve no idea how former Nebraska senator and decorated Vietnam War veteran …

Romney Is an Impediment to ‘Burkean Conservatism’

Pace Dan McCarthy’s hope about the possible implications of a Romney victory, …

Toward a New Fusionism?

The Old Right makes new alliances

Charles Murray’s Fatal Conceit

What’s the matter with wealthy, white Massachusetts?

Defining Conservative Down

Today’s parties are neither Jeffersonians nor Hamiltonians, but social democrats.

Immigration, Islam, and Europe’s Jews

Despite my usual agreement with Sam Goldman on historical questions, I beg …

Eric Hobsbawm and the Totalitarian Double Standard

A remarkable historian has died — but does it matter that he was a Stalinist?

Eugene D. Genovese, R.I.P.

The justly renowned social historian Eugene D. Genovese died yesterday at the …

The Goode Fight

GOP efforts to suppress the Constitution Party have a postwar German parallel.

The Left’s Unreported Extremism

In a recent column Cal Thomas states the obvious when he observes …

Radical Ryan, Centrist Obama, & Other Myths

The Wisconsin congressman is, if anything, too timid.

Mitt the Minimalist

Never in my life have I encountered a politician who does a …

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