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Roger Kimball is the editor and publisher of The New Criterion, publisher of Encounter Books and a contributing editor of The Spectator.
On Churchill’s favorite fizz
By Roger Kimball
The Democrats own the anarchy they have unleashed and abetted
The Republicans kicked things off in a spirit of affirmation and hope
Organizing a virtual event is a challenge, not to say an exercise in surrealistic self-expression
Not so fast
The former VP oscillates between alarming porousness and inexplicable hostility
Lynch, Lulu and the love of Bandol
His would-be inquisitors in the Democratic party have succumbed to a virus far more toxic than the Wuhan flu
The media says one thing while also saying the opposite
A crack in The Narrative? A glimmer of sanity? Maybe. Well, not really
More and more people are awakening to the minatory reality that is China
The rule of law has been having a hard time of it lately
Pinot Noir ‘should be approached like a beautiful woman — with respect, some knowledge, and great hopes’
George Floyd was a pretext, not a cause. The cause was destruction of our civilization
Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?
The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr
Kamala Harris’s Orwellian future
Why we need an inquiry into January 6
Joe Biden’s ‘harmony’ is curiously divisive
Impeachment 2.0 is another silly sham
The screw-top letters
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