Noah Millman

Posts tagged “Ross Douthat” on Douthat’s Democratic Disaster Scenario

Modeling the likelihood of a Trump minority win.

Posted September 15th, 2016

The State of the Race

It’s not neck-and-neck — but it could get there soon.

Posted September 14th, 2016

The Incoherence of the Religious Conservative Case For Trump

Losing patience with a losing argument.

Posted August 1st, 2016

A Class Is Not the Same As a Tribe

And a more genuinely cosmopolitan elite would still require organized opposition.

Posted July 3rd, 2016

The Pessimist’s Case Against – and For – Donald Trump

Am I a pusillanimous pussyfooter? You be the judge.

Posted May 10th, 2016

Now, Who Could It Be? Could It Be … Satan?

Silly season isn’t over until . . . oh, heck; it’s never over.

Posted May 3rd, 2016

What Is the Proper Catholic Way For Marriage To Fail?

A question about Amoris Laetitia for Alan Jacobs and Ross Douthat.

Posted April 11th, 2016

Five Ways The GOP Race Could End

Not another horse race post!

Posted April 8th, 2016

Primaries Still Matter

A party that has lost its voters can’t win them back by ignoring them.

Posted April 5th, 2016

Rubio Is No Kutuzov

It’s not just that Rubio has no time to practice the Russian commander’s strategy of strategic retreat; it’s that he has nowhere to retreat to.

Posted February 25th, 2016

Fetch and Carry

The reductio ad absurdum of pro-Rubio consolidation strategies.

Posted February 22nd, 2016

Is Scalia’s Burial Mound the Hill Social Conservatives Should Choose to Die On?

Against the necessity of foredoomed last stands.

Posted February 19th, 2016

A Revolt Against Decadence—But Whose?

Ross Douthat’s argument against Trump and Sanders elides a crucial distinction between popular and elite sentiments.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Fascism, Style and Substance

Why are idiotic proposals to bomb countries less-disqualifying than idiotic proposals to discriminate in immigration?

Posted December 9th, 2015

Douthat on Houellebecq

Ross Douthat generously links and responds to my review of Michel Houellebecq’s …

Posted November 6th, 2015

Debate Recap

I saw about a third of the debate. It was enough. Jeb …

Posted October 28th, 2015

Southern Civilization and Slavery’s Taint

What is loved would not exist apart from what is abhorred.

Posted June 25th, 2015