Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “David Brooks”

Socialism In Three Acts

An American who grew up under communism tries to disillusion his neighbor

Posted February 12th, 2019

Learning From The Spanish Civil War

Is the fate of the Spanish Republic our own? A great 1983 documentary raises the question

Posted January 1st, 2019

The Robespierre Generation

The liberals lack all conviction, while the progressives are full of passionate intensity

Posted November 27th, 2018

What Republican ‘Excellence’?

Is Trumpism a war against the meritocracy? Yes, in part — but in what sense was the GOP establishment it upended meritorious?

Posted November 16th, 2018

Democrats’ Caravan Of Political Cowardice

Open-borders liberals are blowing the election

Posted October 23rd, 2018

After Kavanaugh’s Destruction, Who Is Safe?

The racist, sexist progressive mob shows its true face

Posted October 5th, 2018

Two Kinds Of Barbarians

On immigration, when is it racist to love your own culture, and to seek to defend it?

Posted June 29th, 2018

The End Of Compatibilism?

The intersection of orthodox religion and the liberal order approaches nullity

Posted April 10th, 2018

The No-Trust Society

Fear of heretic hunters and Anthony Fremont

Posted March 30th, 2018

Millennials & The Parallel Polis

Does a Czech dissident’s resistance strategy strike a chord within young Americans?

Posted February 27th, 2018

Democratic Abortion Fanaticism

Why do Dems prioritize abortion rights over all other issues combined?

Posted February 2nd, 2018

Poverty As Culture

Christians have to be willing to help the poor. But what does that mean, precisely?

Posted January 29th, 2018

Homeschooling & Bullying

The vile Turpin case in Los Angeles does not justify more state intervention in home education

Posted January 19th, 2018

How The Social Order Crumbles

David Brooks on Patrick Deneen’s Why Liberalism Failed

Posted January 12th, 2018

Michael Wolff’s Book Is Bad

Truthiness is harmful in all its ideological expressions

Posted January 9th, 2018

The Rot Of American Party Elites

David Brooks is right: the Trumpist GOP is decaying. But so are the Democrats — and it didn’t start with Trump

Posted December 8th, 2017

Might Religious Liberty Actually Win This Round?

Justice Kennedy’s surprising sympathy for Masterpiece Cakeshop

Posted December 5th, 2017