Roger Kimball

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Donald at Davos: Trump teaches a lesson to the crybabies back home

January 21, 2020 12:51 pm

Cheerfulness is better than pouting

impeachment

Impeachment is now just another bludgeon in the armory of political warfare

January 17, 2020 12:11 pm

There is nothing new in the plot of this lugubrious sitcom

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Eliminating Qasem Soleimani was Donald Trump’s Middle East farewell letter

January 9, 2020 2:23 pm

President Trump’s opponents cannot forgive him his victories. But it has become increasingly clear that it doesn’t matter

polls

Polls apart

January 8, 2020 10:45 pm

The modern pollster tends to be in love with his model. Hence his predictions tend to confirm the model rather than pull back the curtain on other contingencies

impeachment

The ‘impeachment’ of Donald Trump

December 22, 2019 1:07 pm

It’s amazing what semantic potency can reside in a pair of quotation marks

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The real impeachment scandal

December 19, 2019 4:29 am

The Democrats are always guilty of what they accuse Trump of

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Impeachment really is a pathetic clown show 

December 5, 2019 12:14 pm

Somebody needs to say to Schiff and Nadler: ‘You’re fired’

anonymous

The farce of the ‘Anonymous’ Trump official

November 27, 2019 9:24 am

The official was ‘wrong’ to think the government could covertly rescue the world from Donald Trump

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California drinking: forgive them their granola

November 20, 2019 6:02 pm

Homer spoke of the ‘wine-dark sea’. He could not, but should, have had a Syrah like this in mind

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Adam Schiff, ‘Lt. Col.’ Vindman and the impeachment ratings flop

November 20, 2019 10:06 am

The Democrats thought they could transform this tawdry revenge fantasy into reality. It isn’t working

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A tale of two quids

November 13, 2019 5:21 pm

The Democrats have decided to weaponize impeachment

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Think Republicans will lose the House, Senate and presidency in 2020? Dream on

October 30, 2019 5:00 pm

The Trump campaign is a well-oiled machine, and a large part of the lubricant comes with a dollar sign attached

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The Democrats’ impeachment inquiry is a doomed and desperate time-buying ploy

October 24, 2019 12:25 pm

They hope that talk of impeachment will buzz about Trump’s head like a cloud of horse flies

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The Dems take a swig from The Pickwick Papers

September 25, 2019 3:28 pm

Compare the anodyne narrative of the transcript to the mad impeachment hysteria that has addled the brains of the anti-Trump sorority in the Democratic party

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The Mueller inquiry was an attempted coup

September 20, 2019 11:11 am

We should call things by their real names

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The accurate representation of the world

September 19, 2019 2:36 pm

A reluctance to speak the truth instills an unwillingness or even inability to see the truth

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A fresh assassination of Brett Kavanaugh’s character

September 15, 2019 3:11 pm

Shame, shame on The New York Times and its sweaty minions for abetting the revival of this grotesque calumny

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron’s climate change virtue signaling

August 25, 2019 3:15 pm

The French president is addicted to the ecstasy of gratuitous self-righteousness

david koch

David Koch’s ‘dark money’ was misunderstood

August 24, 2019 10:37 am

The reflexive reaction to David Koch’s death has overlooked the true nature of his philanthropy

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The Mooch, Bill Kristol and the NeverTrump quest for relevance

August 18, 2019 6:57 pm

Anthony Scaramucci is a slightly preposterous footnote to the spectacle that is the Trump presidency

fredo cuomo

The embarrassment of Fredo Cuomo

August 14, 2019 9:32 am

When in doubt, start shouting about racism and watch your opponents wilt and wither

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The biggest loser in Wednesday’s Detroit debate was sanity

August 1, 2019 12:13 am

The insuperable obstacle the candidates faced was the stunning success of Donald Trump’s first three years

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The painful, pointless testimony of Robert S. Mueller III

July 24, 2019 4:14 pm

I almost felt sorry for the former special counsel

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‘We will no longer deal with him’ was the end of Sir Kim Darroch

July 10, 2019 2:41 pm

Serious people in Britain should focus their attention on discovering the person or persons who leaked the cables

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The joys of Independence Day in London

July 4, 2019 10:41 am

The deep currents of enlightened self-interest have for more than two centuries brought the US and UK together