Last week in D.C. the shutdown got shutdown, which as our previous columns show was not the result rightbloggers had been banking on. Indeed, in the final days of der Untergang, many of them were already spinning furiously, like Rich Lowry, whose broadcast from the National Review bunker was headlin ... More >>
Last week a Republican Senator filibustered on civil liberties in wartime -- and, get this, he was in favor of them! This remarkable event drew such attention that the filibusterer, Rand Paul, ended the week talking about running for President. How did our friends the rightbloggers -- who generally ... More >>
Remember the birther craze, based on the notion that Barack Obama was really born in Africa, and was therefore ineligible for the Presidency? Well, it's back, baby -- in mutant form. Someone found an old agency promo booklet for Obama's first, never-published book. The bio described him as "born in ... More >>
In the future, everyone will be a serious Republican Presidential candidate for 15 minutes. We're close to that now. Last Monday several GOP contenders for the big job debated in New Hampshire, and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann's relatively lulu-free performance appears to have pushed he ... More >>
Rightbloggers observed the death of Ted Kennedy with their customary grace. "By my reckoning, he left the country worse off than he found it, and to the moment of his death supported legislation that, if enacted, will make it a lot harder for the generation of my children to succeed, thrive ... More >>
Friday's unexpected announcement by Sarah Palin that she would resign the Alaska governorship came as a surprise to everybody -- including the rightbloggers who have supported her most strongly since she came to national attention. Some assumed that she had abandoned the cause, but a healthy remn ... More >>
Hitchens, Marxists, and SUVs
The Culture Wars Are 10 Years Old. Has the Right Won the Struggle Over P.C., Multiculturalism, and the Canon?