People walk past Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs in Princeton, N.J. (Dominick Reuter/Reuters) An academic makes a misleading argument about college admissions. In the wake of the college-admissions scandal, some…

President Trump talks to reporters at the White House , November 29, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Both the collusion and deep-state narratives have always been subordinate to the larger and deeper motives driving and sustaining political…

Illinois State Capitol in Springfield (Library of Congress) The Reproductive Health Act establishes abortion on demand as a fundamental right and destroys conscience rights in the process. On the anniversary of Roe v. Wade this…

(Roman Genn) Progressive pundits think he’s unwoke; primary voters might not care Believe it or not, there are still a few Democrats left in the United States Senate who are not running for president. And…

The System Worked

The System Worked

Robert Mueller speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., in 2013. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) The DOJ responded to a challenging moment with integrity and resolve. Let’s take a brief walk down memory lane, to a week…

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2013. (Larry Downing/Reuters) It followed the Soviet style: ‘Show me the man, and I’ll show you the crime.’ Had Hillary Clinton just won the 2016 election, there would have…

(Carlos Barria/Reuters) The media were never willing to credit the idea that Trump sincerely believed that he was being treated unfairly — because he was.  The release of Robert Mueller’s finding that Donald Trump didn’t…

Signs at an anti-Trump demonstration in New York City, February 18, 2019. (Go Nakamura/Reuters) Reflections on the Trump–Russia collusion lie From the beginning, I repeatedly said the charge that the Trump campaign colluded with the…

Gassing Up

Gassing Up

Workers put the final touches on a natural gas well platform near Parachute, Colo., in 2014. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters) Guess what: Energy production is getting better and cleaner, and not as a result of the fiat…

Alanis Morissette is about to become a mom of three! The 44-year-old singer (who’s currently working on new music) announced her happy news on Instagram Monday, sharing a black-and-white snapshot of herself from the side.…

Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill, June 21, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The FISA applications, the testimony in secret hearings, the scope memorandum — all of it. The news that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has…

Attorney General William Barr (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Today, Attorney General William Barr released his summary of the “principal conclusions reached by the Special Counsel and the results of his investigation.” The document is light on details, but…

Presidential candidate Bill Clinton works the crowd at a campaign rally in Jackson, Miss., in 1992. (Stringer/Reuters) The party often choose candidates who were previously obscure With Joe Biden set to declare his candidacy for…

(James Gourley/Getty Images) It is childish to use one’s kid as a political prop Not too long ago, a young friend of mine was trying to remember the name of a movie. “You know that…

(Jonathan Bachman/Reuters) A manifesto sets out many worthy aims, but misunderstands the obstacles in their path. Like Yuval Levin, I agree with a great deal in the social-conservative manifesto First Things has published. Conservatism can’t…

Robert Mueller on Capitol Hill in 2013. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016…

President Trump speaks during a signing ceremony in the East Room at the White House, March 21, 2019. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters) The line between rhetoric and entertainment is blurring. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s…