ORWELLIAN MUCH? HILLARY PUTS ‘FUN CAMPS’ ASIDE TO PROPOSE ‘CARING CORPS.’ Yet another reminder that Jonah Goldberg’s early 2008 book Liberal Fascism was written with the assumption that Hillary would be the Democratic frontrunner that year; quotes from her on her worldview make up several of its later chapters. For a cinematic look at what […]
ANGER IS MAKING US STUPID, Andrew Klavan writes, with assists from Jonah Goldberg and Yoda: When a man like Trump seems to spit in the eye of the people we fear, we rally behind him thinking we’re fighting back. We’re not. We’re following our fear right down the rabbit hole. You want to win back […]
I've been mostly ignoring Donald Trump, but something about the Mediaite headline "Trump Steamrolls NBC Reporter, Takes Shots at Krauthammer and Jonah Goldberg" drew me in. Oddly, the post begins with material about how Trump owns a gun, as if the "shots" he was taking at Krauthammer and Goldberg were not merely metaphorical. Show More Summary
OTHER REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES CAN LEARN FROM THIS, IF THEY’RE SMART ENOUGH: Trump Steamrolls NBC Reporter, Takes Shots at Krauthammer and Jonah Goldberg.
For those who didn't watch Donald Trump's lengthy interview with NBC's Katy Tur this afternoon, here's a one-sentence summation: The Republican candidate steamrolled his interviewer, talked smack about his critics, and repeated all the same claims he's made about Mexico over the past few weeks.
The PGA Grand Slam of Golf is looking for another home, while conservative opinionist Jonah Goldberg calls out Trump for damaging the Republican Party.
WHEN CO-EXIST MEANS COMPLY: I didn’t like the Y. Improved it. @AceofSpadesHQ @MichaelHueser pic.twitter.com/LYXKDWYKow — jon gabriel (@exjon) July 1, 2015 RELATED: “You Can’t Compromise with Culture Warriors,” Jonah Goldberg writes: By no means are social-justice warriors always wrong. Show More Summary
BEN WATTENBERG, RIP: The veteran author, LBJ speechwriter, host of Think Tank for PBS and American Enterprise Institute scholar was 81. As Jonah Goldberg (who cut his teeth as Wattenberg’s producer and research assistant in the 1990s writes, “Ben was hard to classify intellectually or ideologically:” Though it was not always as difficult as it […]
TOTAL IDENTITY POLITICS ARMAGEDDON: Jonah Goldberg warns that “The center will not hold” in his latest G-File “News”letter: My real fear isn’t that the left will win. I still have some faith that the American people, including large portions of the Democratic base, don’t actually buy all of this nonsense, or at the very least […]
“In my book, conservatism is simply a partial philosophy of life that describes how the system should be set up for humans to flourish within it.” – Jonah Goldberg........................................................................
The massive hack of millions of federal workers' data has resulted in the phrase "cyber Pearl Harbor" being thrown around, writes Jonah Goldberg in the Los Angeles Times. And yet, the government is downplaying the story and the American public doesn't seem all that phased by it, despite the potentially...
The SPLC's fraud lawsuit against the New Jersey-based "ex-gay" group JONAH has been underway since last week. Via New Jersey Jewish News: On the trial’s second day, the plaintiffs’ lawyer Lina Bensman pointed out that Goldberg was aShow More Summary
IT’S HARD TO PICK A “FAVORITE,” SINCE THERE ARE SO MANY: Jonah Goldberg on “The Clintons’ favorite way to lie.” There are no “new” Hillarys. There are, on occasion, new strategies to dupe people into thinking there is a new Hillary. But these Potemkin do-overs are usually as pale, thin, and see-through as the skin […]
To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's keen insights into the problems facing Republican Jeb Bush's presidential candidacy overlook a thorny good news, bad news dilemma for the GOP, one that will persist so long as Hillary Rodham Clinton remains the presumptive Democratic nominee. ("Jeb Bush has bigger...
In a lengthy interview with The Atlantic's Jonah Goldberg, Barack Obama hit back at GOP critics of his Iraq strategy, particularly critics whose names sound like Schmeb Schmush.
A panel discussion: Jonah Goldberg, Steve Hayes, James Lileks, P.J. O'Rourke, Jonathan Last, and Tucker Carlson discuss fatherhood.
To the editor: I understand — even sympathize — with Jonah Goldberg's personal discomfort in seeing Sen. Ted Cruz and the other Republican presidential wannabes "grilled" by reporters about what they know and believe and what policies and changes they have in store for us. ("Mark Halperin's biased...
9 RULES FOR BEING A CONSERVATIVE DAD: A WaPo write-up on The Dadly Virtues: Adventures from the Worst Job You’ll Ever Love, Jonathan Last’s edited volume featuring contributions from James Lileks, P.J. O’Rourke, Jonah Goldberg, et a...
JONAH GOLDBERG: Speak Power To Narrative: ‘Charlie Hebdo’ critics bend or ignore the reality of facts when facts challenge story lines. This obsession with the idea that the heinous acts of the “powerless” are somehow justified runs through vast swaths of literary and journalistic cultures. (How many commentators rush to defend rioters on account of […]
Tune in at 9:20 P.M.(ish) for an audio livestream of the Night Owl session at the NRI Ideas Summit in Washington, D.C. — featuring the NR/Ricochet GLoP crew of Jonah Goldberg, Rob Long, and John Podhoretz. RELATED: More coverage of the NRI Ideas Summit