Author Archives: Paul Gottfried
New book correctly diagnoses how non-elected agencies are running the country, but falls short on how it got this way.
Kevin Williamson rants about the Sanders he prefers to see and not the one who really exists.
It’s going to take more than policy gimmicks to compete with the growing allure of victimology.
20 years later, her decision to compromise morality by breaking bread with a murderer still intrigues.
Not exactly like a fine wine, but for different reasons, says this conservative scholar.
Most Americans don’t care about a border wall and politics lurches ever leftward.
They might have good ideas but to win they need to stop denying the obvious.
A recent study concludes that liberal Western powers suppress speech more than their “illiberal” neighbors.
They claim they’ve merely inherited a tradition from the 1930s Left. Here’s why that’s wrong.
He’s a religious faith that no one is allowed to question without forfeiting membership in Western civilization.
America’s left is at war with the past in a way that even the 20th century’s communist regimes never matched.
On the issue of U.S. hegemony, they have fundamental disagreements.
Two big Washington think tanks have teamed up to defend democracy against an ‘assault on the transatlantic community.’
The Right’s effort to distinguish nice Democrats from the other ones is leaving this writer a bit cold.
Neoconservatives like Max Boot are fooling themselves if they think imposing ‘values’ on the rest of the world isn’t a matter of empire.
They love to scrutinize Poland and Hungary for abuses; their own backyards less so.
Whatever you thought of his beliefs, the late Charles Krauthammer was the best that mainstream conservatism had.
She says anti-discrimination legislation was a Republican solution to a Democratic problem. Here’s what she gets wrong.
Despite what his critics say, Viktor Orbán has far more of a democratic mandate than they do.
It doesn’t do justice to the politically correct radicalism of today.← Older posts
from The American Conservative