Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “politics”

Nobody Watches The Sunday Shows Anymore

Well, almost nobody, says Dylan Byers: The Sunday morning shows once occupied …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

Stupid Louisiana, Smart Louisiana

Here is stupid Louisiana: The Louisiana House rejected legislation Tuesday that would …

Posted April 15th, 2014

How To Understand The Culture War

Here’s University of Virginia sociologist James Davison Hunter, the scholar who coined …

Posted April 11th, 2014

Purgatorio, Canto VI

Roscoe and I are enjoying this warm spring day, sitting on the …

Posted March 10th, 2014

The ‘Conservative’ David Foster Wallace?

James Santel writes of novelist David Foster Wallace: Wallace’s writing did indeed …

Posted February 11th, 2014

The Liberalism Of Traditionalists

Michael Davis says that Traditionalists of today ought to be like Liberals …

Posted February 4th, 2014

After The Religious Right

I’m so glad Damon Linker has returned to full-time writing. Agree with …

Posted January 22nd, 2014

What’s The Matter With Frank Luntz?

I worked my way through Molly Ball’s piece trying to figure out …

Posted January 6th, 2014

Don’t Blame Gerrymandering

In a subscriber-only New Yorker piece reviewing what political science books have to …

Posted November 26th, 2013

Problems With Campus Politics & Campus Politicians

Reader Michael Guarino comments: I think the dynamic at play with a …

Posted November 3rd, 2013

Breakthroughs All Around!

What the hell?!: Twenty-seven Republican senators voted with Democrats on Oct. 16 to lift …

Posted October 30th, 2013

Always The Alamo, Never San Jacinto

This is an epic rant from John Mark Reynolds, a lifelong Republican …

Posted October 29th, 2013

Grow Up, Tea Party

Boy, is Conor Friedersdorf ever right. Excerpt:  I don’t think Tea Partiers …

Posted October 19th, 2013

Confusing Politics With Religion

Ross Douthat has been heroically measured in his assessment of the GOP’s …

Posted October 17th, 2013

When The Money Runs Out

Robert J. Samuelson says the current standoff in Washington is probably the …

Posted October 14th, 2013

The Crack-Up Continues

Via Sully, that’s a clip of Freedom Watch’s Larry Klayman speaking at …

Posted October 14th, 2013

Obamacare Counterfactual

In an alternate universe in which the quixotic Republicans had not decided …

Posted October 13th, 2013