Roger Kimball

Can the republic survive?

July 4, 2020 2:28 pm

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

toulouse

Born Toulouse: varietals, vermouth and verse

July 4, 2020 8:21 am

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

end history

Is this the end of history?

June 28, 2020 3:04 pm

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

theodore roosevelt

Teddy Roosevelt saw this mob coming

June 22, 2020 11:16 am

Who is immune from retrospective condemnation?

insects

Thank goodness for Hillsdale College

June 19, 2020 2:20 pm

At least one institution is standing firm against the mob of kneelers and capitulators and sentimentalizers

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Cellar’s market

June 5, 2020 4:57 pm

What bubbles up must go down

civilization

How to destroy civilization

June 3, 2020 7:14 am

Thanks to tenured radicals, we are witnessing the retribalization of the world

looters anarchy

Justice vs anarchy

May 30, 2020 2:15 pm

From the very beginning Trump has condemned the looting and stood up for the rule of law

kayleigh mcenany

In praise of Kayleigh McEnany

May 27, 2020 1:11 pm

She’s a patient but no-nonsense camp counselor in charge of the problem kids

china

Let’s blame China

May 22, 2020 1:25 pm

Much of the western media is behaving like a subsidiary of the Chinese Communist party

swedish model

Trump picks a Swedish model

May 19, 2020 3:12 pm

As with reindeer, immunity is in the herd

bill barr

How are the public meant to trust the rule of law?

May 19, 2020 2:36 pm

A ‘single and proper standard of justice’ has not been scrupulously, or even half-heartedly, applied to the Trump-Russia story

NY Gov Andrew Cuomo

Andrew Cuomo is a deadly failure

May 13, 2020 4:48 pm

The New York governor is a bungler, yet he’s hailed as a hero

michael flynn

The shameful smearing of Michael Flynn

May 1, 2020 2:59 pm

Why, if the FBI had concluded that Flynn was not guilty of collusion with the Russian, were two agents sent to lure him into a perjury trap?

joel gott cabernet sauvignon

Wine is for lovers: mein Gott and yours

April 29, 2020 4:41 pm

I have some good advice about some things you might want to drink after you have gathered with one or two appropriate friends

coronavirus Donald Trump at a press briefing, Credit: Getty

Will the coronavirus succeed where Russiagate and Ukrainegate failed?

April 19, 2020 2:23 pm

At last, Donald Trump’s enemies may have found a winner

barack obama joe biden

Barack Obama’s endorsement of Joe Biden is comedy gold

April 14, 2020 2:28 pm

A masterly performance, delivered with a straight face

easter

This Easter, we should moderate our complacency

April 12, 2020 4:01 pm

The pressure of contemporary events crowds us into the impatient confines of the present, rendering us insensible to the lessons of history

silver oak alexander valley

Cab and conversation

April 12, 2020 10:53 am

A Healdsburg symposium

democrats

The Democrats just made a huge mistake

March 23, 2020 3:55 pm

They are exploiting a national emergency for the grubbiest of partisan motives

panic

Panic among the pigeons

March 17, 2020 2:32 pm

Moral intoxication, like the physical variety, is regularly followed by a hangover

red hook winery

Vintage Brooklyn: the wines of Red Hook

March 6, 2020 9:41 am

We tasted six or seven maturing wines straight from the barrel. It was a little like watching some young ballerinas

senators

Super Tuesday’s real winner was Donald Trump

March 4, 2020 12:13 pm

Especially if Biden ends up picking Hillary as his running mate

joe biden south carolina

Biden wins the South Carolina puppy bowl

February 29, 2020 7:36 pm

Sleepy Joe gets a bagful of puppy treats and a new collar

President Trump Holds Press Conference With CDC Officials On Coronavirus

Donald Trump vs corona hysteria

February 28, 2020 12:20 pm

His critics are desperate for him to mishandle a crisis. So far he hasn’t