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.

The Madness Of King Donald

The unbearable cost of a Trump victory

There Are No Idealists Here

Neither Trump nor Hillary really inspires. Are Americans even capable of being inspired anymore?

Black Lives Matter Campus Fascists

Black mob at University of Michigan shuts down debate with screaming, cursing, initimidation

Resisting The SJW-Dominated Universities

When leftist cant and illiberal identity politics corrupt education, what kind of alternatives can we build?

Among The Professional Lovers Of Wisdom

Learning from the demotic ejaculations of some of America’s top philosophers

‘Diversity Or (Career) Death!’ Ze Said

Ideological bullying ramps up on the University of Michigan campus

America’s Culture War Mercenaries

US cultural hegemony hires SJWs to infiltrate and undermine traditional morality abroad

View From Your Table

Topsham, Maine

Boundaries and the Benedict Option

Why we can’t all just get along: a response to Gerald Schlabach

‘F–k You, A–holes,’ Argued the Yale Philosopher

Extremism in the attack on homophobia is no vice, it seems

Trump, Vows, & Treason

Why Donald Trump’s disloyalty to anything but himself is dangerous

When Ideology Is More Important Than Truth

How liberal democracy has come to resemble communism in forbidding freedom of speech and inquiry

Keith Scott’s Gun

The Charlotte shooting victim was a felon convicted of gun violence, and, say police, carried a stolen pistol

A Social Justice Warrior Presidency

Democratic preoccupation with identity politics portend ill for a Hillary Clinton Administration

The Trump-Clinton Debate

He started strong, but Hillary beat him back, and came out looking like a sane, normal person

The End Of Liberal Democracy?

How is liberal democracy like communism? Catholic philosopher Ryszard Legutko, who lived under and resisted both systems, explains it all

Something Trumpish This Way Comes

Six weeks before the election, Hillary’s running neck and neck with the Donald. Time for Democrats to panic

Leo The Trans-ish Ten-Year-Old

Defining deviancy from social gender norms down

‘Shut Up, Bigot!’ The Philosophers Argued

Christian philosophers denounce renowned Christian philosopher for defending orthodox Christian philosophical position

Hillary Clinton: Goldman Sachs’s Dame

Clinton family values include being in the pocket of Wall Street

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