New polling shows Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley with a slight lead over Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill in what promises to be one of the country’s tightest and most consequential races.
John Wilson reviews ‘The Monarchy of Fear’: Are our lives and our politics really dominated by fear?
Thomas Vinciguerra on the odd tale of the Texan who tried to walk around the world backward.
The comedy-thriller is memorable despite its forgettable name.
One hundred years ago, she united symmetry and conservation in physics.
Christine Blasey Ford has claimed that four other people attended a small gathering at which she was allegedly assaulted. Three of those peo
Bernie Taupin’s lyrics make him whole.
Robert Francis O’Rourke is running against Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. You may know the challenger better by the name Beto O’Rourke. The Scrapbo
Source tells THE WEEKLY STANDARD that comment about wearing a wire was ‘sarcastic.’
Also: What happened to Dinesh D’Souza, Salvator Mundi in Baton Rouge, and more.
So much for restraint.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, aka the richest guy alive, recently announced plans to donate $2 billion to create a network of preschools. “The chil
On Tuesday, September 11, as Hurricane Florence lumbered through the Atlantic toward the Carolinas, we received a text from a Weekly Standar
Impulsively acting on incomplete information is a political artform.
What Americans think of Trump's Supreme Court Nominee
Hosted by Charlie Sykes.
Also: The OED asks teenagers about their “particularly elusive” language, and more.
On this latest episode, the Substandard discusses The Predator and how on earth it ever got the green light. JVL makes the case for Chav Kin
The author of a new book on the tool’s legacy describes its almost mythical authority.
The ‘pay for slay’ program continues.
It's a real possibility, and it's worth gaming out
Bloomberg’s running again. And why not?
Christine Blasey Ford wants the FBI to investigate before she appears in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Hillary Clinton would never have spoken at a political venue—oh. Nevermind.
Congressman Kieth Ellison (D., Minn.) said on Friday the woman who accused him of domestic violence fabricated the story and couldn't be sur
Objections to the Sesame Workshop statement were swift and angry, noting that numerous characters on the show have been depicted as romantic
Not only do all four alleged witnesses say Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations are false, they all say Brett Kavanaugh would never have done
I assumed this headline was self parody, but maybe it isn’t. From the Washington Post:
I wanted to understand Europe’s populism. So I talke
United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Sunday that people should
Former Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY) lamented on the state of American politics, claiming “Trump has completely destroyed the Republican Party.
Public support for President Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, has dropped considerably following sexual assault allegations b
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her
Disney has promised to re-draw a Disney princess after anti-racism campaigners said her skin was "too white.
Children should have the same protection online as they get offline through consumer laws that keep them safe from harms such as sex, violen
"We can't like get fired."
That letter Christine Blasey Ford gave to California Democratic lawmakers containing her allegation against Brett Kavanaugh must be a highly
Good, hold her to it, or the goalposts will keep shifting.
Via Daily Wire:
After a week of back and forth will-she-won’t-she
Expel Dianne Feinstein from the Senate, Expel DiFi, KAVANAUGH, breach of trust, breach of ethics
As Donald J. Trump continues his stream of outrageous and disquieting statements, journalists must grapple with how to cover him — and if, o
The New York Times lobbed a hand grenade yesterday, with its story yesterday, claiming:
The deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenst
Former President Obama took the stage at a Pennsylvania rally on Friday in an effort to help Democrats regain control of Congress and stress
The poster girl for "Believe Women."
I wrote about this research back on January 18, but now it’s finally gone public. From Yale Insights:
Yale Study Finds Twice as Many Undoc
This debacle du jour dramatizes how the Court’s stature is hostage to the degrading confirmation process.
Senator Cruz and Representative O'Rourke finally met each other in the first debate. There are two more debates later in the campaign.
AND here we are – Christine Blasey Ford has made a decision. Kinda. Not really to be honest. But she says she WILL testify next week: UHhhh,
Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Americans keep dividing into two hostile camps. It seems the country is back to 1860 on the eve of th