Author Archives: Rod Dreher

About Rod Dreher

Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in St. Francisville, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written two books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming and Crunchy Cons.

Punching Richard Spencer

The Left summons a demon it will not be able to control


If you sow the cultural landscape with crudity, don’t be surprised by what you reap

Eyes Wide Open, Monastery Walls Around The Heart

As Trump and his enemies clash, Benedict Option Christians must find ways to avoid succumbing to wrathfulness

The Horrible New Normal

Vile, vicious left-wing protesters, and a thin-skinned, lying White House flunky

Failed Education Reform

The Obama Administration’s $7 billion plan was a bust

What We Heard At The Trump Inaugural

Good speech in parts, but overall, not the words of a strong man, but of a strongman

Weirder Than The Trumpening?

Grand historical events that are even more unlikely than this one

The Trump Years: What We May Hope For

Good things that might happen under the new administration

Hollywood Vs. A Foreign Country (America)

Soul-searching (sort of) in Tinseltown as Trump takes power

Media: ‘Dear America, Please Hate Us’

Can the press corps cover Trump, conservatives, or Christians fairly?

The Mathematics Of Mottramism

Pope Francis and the sophistry of saying that for God, 2 + 2 can equal 5

‘Daddy Pence, Come Dance!’

Twerking against Trump and his vice-president

Run, Trump! Fiona Apple Is Coming!

Why is so much left-wing protest uninterested in persuading others?

Heat And Futility

At what point do we admit that human-driven global warming is not going to stop?

White Genocidaires For Trump

The left is not only losing its mind over Trump the provocateur — but also getting dangerous.

Obama Springs Transgender Traitor Spy

Putting on his big-girl panties surely helped Chelsea Manning win a pardon

The Dissolution Of The Real

Or, why all politics is now queer politics

Donald Milhous Trump?

John Dean says Trump’s presidency is going to test our democracy like nothing ever has

Who Stands Against Gender Ideology?

Beyond the symbolic issue of bathroom bills, this is a profound crisis of identity

Burning Out On Race Relationships

‘Agree with us or you’re a racist!’ says the left. What’s the point of continuing to talk, then?

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