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The story arc of Trump's presidency: Are we headed toward doom or a happy ending?

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg’s characterization of President Trump as Chauncey Gardiner from 1979’s “Being There” is spot on — he’s Chauncey with a mean streak. (“Trump and his supporters don't care about ideology. They just want to ‘win,’” Opinion, Sept. 12) Goldberg’s observation that Trump...

ON CHARLOTTESVILLE, TRUMP, AND ANTI-AMERICANISM, Jonah Goldberg writes: Andy [McCarthy] writes, if …

ON CHARLOTTESVILLE, TRUMP, AND ANTI-AMERICANISM, Jonah Goldberg writes: Andy [McCarthy] writes, if you “dare notice the radical Left, you are not an observer of objective fact, you are a neo-Nazi sympathizer. If you dare notice that many of the ‘peaceful protesters’ were swinging batons and spraying chemicals, you need a re-education course in ‘unconscious racism.’” […]

It's a sad fact: Republicans who denounce the 'alt-right' do so at great political risk

To the editor: I applaud Jonah Goldberg for remaining a member of the “traditional right.” (“The alt-right has gained ground, thanks to a win-at-all-costs strategy,” Opinion, Aug. 15) He says the so-called alt-right won’t replace mainstream conservatism because the overwhelming majority of conservatives...

Goldberg: Conservatives Sold Out to Racism In Order to Win

Jonah Goldberg is fed up: Last year around this time (and the year before that), I was arguing with some of my fellow conservatives about the insanity of finding any common cause whatsoever with the so-called alt-right. The issue wasn’t that every avowed nationalist who claimed membership in the alt-right was a Nazi or Klansman. […]

Can Sea Monsters Be Far Off?

(Steven Hayward) Jonah Goldberg notes in a recent column that climate change alarmism seems to have turned itself up past 11, probably because (my theory) Trump has driven them out of what little of their minds was left: One of the hallmarks...Show More Summary

JONAH GOLDBERG ON THE UGLY ENVIRONMENTALIST: The environment editor for the left-wing British new…

JONAH GOLDBERG ON THE UGLY ENVIRONMENTALIST: The environment editor for the left-wing British newspaper the Guardian, Damian Carrington, recently wrote a piece fretting about how having kids doesn’t help fight climate change. Jill Filipovic, a feminist writer, endorsed the article. “Having children is one of the worst things you can do for the planet,” she […]

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The 47 names Disney considered for the 7 dwarfs. Happy Bastille Day! Here’s an old Jonah Goldberg article on the subject: The French are Revolting. Museum discovers three cases of Madeira wine from 1796 in cellar – it had been stocked...Show More Summary

NPR’s ‘Varied Mix’ Spotlights Right-Wing Advocacy, Not Progressive Populism

Why has Jonah Goldberg, author of How Liberals Cheat in the War of Ideas, appeared as a guest on National Public Radio’s most widely distributed news hours 25 times since April 2016—making him one of the network's most regularly consulted commentators?

Of course the media react to Trump's tweets — he's the president

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg tries to draw an equivalence between President Trump’s ego-driven tweets and the media’s response to them. Goldberg claims, “The media rival the president in self-absorption and self-regard.” (“There's a word for Trump's relationship with the media: Co-dependence,”...

JONAH GOLDBERG ON THE DANGERS OF ARROGANT IGNORANCE: For many historians, the Polish-born pope’s …

JONAH GOLDBERG ON THE DANGERS OF ARROGANT IGNORANCE: For many historians, the Polish-born pope’s Mass in Victory Square, more than anything else, set in motion the events that led to the fall of the Berlin Wall a decade later and the dissolution of the Soviet Union soon thereafter. The people in attendance knew exactly what […]

Democrats are not exaggerating when they say Trumpcare may cause thousands to die

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg may protest this “dumb political moment,” but his uncritical repetition of misleading Republican talking points contributes to the problem. (“Blood money and the death party: Let's tone down the Trumpcare rhetoric,” Opinion, June 27) He passes off at face value the...

An Solemn Plea For Civil Discourse From Jonah Goldberg

Jonah is very upset that Democrats are engaging in the most uncivil act in American political discourse, expressing your visceral loathing for women on a daily basis accurately describing the effects of Republican policy proposals: Two weeks later, many of the very same people are describing Republicans as murderers for proposing changes to Medicaid. “Forget […]

Miscellaneous and Fast

Wally Bock : " Words to Live By." Emma Rathbone: "Before the Internet." Yahoo: Vietnam's dictatorship jails blogger. Jonah Goldberg on the Trumpcare rhetoric. Cultural Offering: Tucker Carlson on Trump, D.C., and Congress. Althouse: The creative Chinese version of this Bud's for you.

JONAH GOLDBERG ON NANCY MACLEAN’S JAMES BUCHANAN & LIBERTARIANISM BOOK — SHORTCUTS TO EXPOSE …

JONAH GOLDBERG ON NANCY MACLEAN’S JAMES BUCHANAN & LIBERTARIANISM BOOK — SHORTCUTS TO EXPOSE EVIL: Indeed, this is all downstream of the century-old effort to turn Herbert Spencer into some kind of monster because he opposed governmental social engineering. The idea seems to be that because the statists are good, anyone who opposes them must […]

Say It With Me: Democrats Want to Fix Obamacare

Jonah Goldberg suggests today that no one can say what they really believe about health care. Republicans refuse to admit that they don’t really want to repeal Obamacare after all. As for Democrats: Meanwhile, the Democrats know that Obamacare has been a huge albatross for their party and understand that the best thing that could […]

In Defense of Jonah Goldberg OR Busting Four Myths about NeverTrump

There is an epidemic of bad thinking on the right. The post In Defense of Jonah Goldberg OR Busting Four Myths about NeverTrump appeared first on RedState.

A Terrorist Attack Is Not Like a Car Accident

Jonah Goldberg is tired of liberals downplaying terrorist attacks with rote claims that terrorism is small potatoes compared to traffic accidents or swimming pool deaths: Imagine if I were to respond to complaints from, say, Black Lives Matter in the same way so many people respond to terrorism: “Yes, yes, this is regrettable. Police shouldn’t […]

Loma Linda residents live a long time. They're also close to a top-ranked hospital — coincidence?

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg left out a very important piece of information in his column exploring why the residents of Loma Linda live on average 10 years longer than other Americans. (“Loma Linda residents live a really, really long time. It's not because of their health insurance,” Opinion,...

Jonah Goldberg’s Smear of Comey

Let me be upfront – I have zero respect for Jonah “momma’s boy” Goldberg and little respect for fellow rightwing toady Hugh Hewitt. So I did not watch their interview but I did watch Hewitt brag about this part of it: HH: Now I want all of the Comey memos, Jonah, and I don’t think it’s a trap. Show More Summary

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