Roger Kimball

Roger Kimball is the editor and publisher of The New Criterion, publisher of Encounter Books and a contributing editor of The Spectator.

Drink

Bubbles in paradise

On Churchill’s favorite fizz

By Roger Kimball

Politics

After the RNC, I am confident Trump will triumph

The Democrats own the anarchy they have unleashed and abetted

By Roger Kimball

Politics

The GOP’s ‘Great American Story’ will play well at the ballot box

The Republicans kicked things off in a spirit of affirmation and hope

By Roger Kimball

Politics

For the Democrats’ sake, I hope the DNC viewership is low

Organizing a virtual event is a challenge, not to say an exercise in surrealistic self-expression

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Hidin’ Biden’s basement convention

The former VP oscillates between alarming porousness and inexplicable hostility

By Roger Kimball

Drink

A rosé by any other name

Lynch, Lulu and the love of Bandol

By Roger Kimball

Politics

The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr

His would-be inquisitors in the Democratic party have succumbed to a virus far more toxic than the Wuhan flu

By Roger Kimball

Politics

The lunacy of the ‘largely peaceful protest’

The media says one thing while also saying the opposite

By Roger Kimball

Media

The weaponization of whining

A crack in The Narrative? A glimmer of sanity? Maybe. Well, not really

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Trump has been right about China for years

More and more people are awakening to the minatory reality that is China

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Can the republic survive?

The rule of law has been having a hard time of it lately

By Roger Kimball

Drink

Born Toulouse: varietals, vermouth and verse

Pinot Noir ‘should be approached like a beautiful woman — with respect, some knowledge, and great hopes’

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Is this the end of history?

George Floyd was a pretext, not a cause. The cause was destruction of our civilization

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Teddy Roosevelt saw this mob coming

Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?

By Roger Kimball

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