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Midterm Optics Are Bad for Progressives

Midterm Optics Are Bad for Progressives

Victor Davis Hanson Private Papers   Hordes of immigrants and screaming protesters won’t win many moderate votes. For progressives, the looming midterm elections apparently should not hinge on a booming economy, a near-record-low unemployment rate, a strong stock market, and unprecedented energy production. Instead, progressives hope that race and gender questions overshadow pocketbook issues. The […]

Hillsdale College Hosts Lecture from Author, Professor Victor Davis Hanson

Hillsdale College Hosts Lecture from Author, Professor Victor Davis Hanson

  By Maureen Collins | Hillsdale College Acclaimed author and military historian Victor Davis Hanson addressed the Hillsdale College community on the beginning of World War II during his lecture on September 12 at the college’s Searle Center. In the talk, titled “How a Border War in Europe Led to World War II,” Hanson described […]

Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing

Wolves in Wolves’ Clothing

  By  Victor Davis Hanson If the New Democratic Party was smart, it would do what the old Democratic Party did long ago: always sound centrist if not conservative in the last weeks of a campaign, get elected, then revert to form and pursue a left-wing agenda for a year or two—and then repeat the […]

World Economic Forum Confirms the US is Great Again Under Trump

World Economic Forum Confirms the US is Great Again Under Trump

  by Victor Davis Hanson  Please read this piece by my colleague Paul Roderick Gregory in The Hill The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2018 World Competitiveness Report ranks the United States No. 1 in global competitiveness, up from No. 3 in the past few years and its first top ranking in a decade. A high ranking matters. […]

Could Trump Win 20 Percent of the Black Vote in 2020?

Could Trump Win 20 Percent of the Black Vote in 2020?

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness The provocative Donald Trump certainly seems to be disliked by a majority of African-American professional athletes, cable news hosts, academics and the Congressional Black Caucus. Yet there are subtle but increasing indications that his approval among other African-Americans may be reaching historic highs for a modern Republican president. […]

Victor Davis Hanson Reveals The Nature of History, Politics and The Left

Victor Davis Hanson Reveals The Nature of History, Politics and The Left

Victor Davis Hanson joins Dave Sussman at the Whiskey Politics “Malibu Studio” where they discuss whether America is in a new civil war, illegal immigration, Mexico, NAFTA, Europe, the FBI, cronyism, the Left going Lefter, California splitting, and the increasingly overwhelming news cycle. VDH answers questions from Ricochet Members and Whiskey Politics Facebook fans in […]

Trump Seeks Middle Ground in Foreign Policy Balancing Act

Trump Seeks Middle Ground in Foreign Policy Balancing Act

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness Was the latest round of airstrikes in Syria a one-time hit to restore deterrence and stop the future use of chemical weapons, or was it part of a slippery slope of more interventions in the Middle East? President Donald Trump was elected in part because he promised an end […]

Colluders on the Loose

Colluders on the Loose

  By Victor Davis Hanson | National Review Comey, McCabe, Clapper, Brennan, Lynch, Andrew Weissmann, Bruce and Nellie Ohr, Harry Reid, Samantha Power, Clinton attorney Jeannie Rhee . . . If collusion is the twin of conspiracy, then there are lots of colluders running around Washington. Robert Mueller was tasked to find evidence of Trump and Russia […]

Donald Trump, Tragic Hero

Donald Trump, Tragic Hero

  By Victor Davis Hanson | National Review His very flaws may be his strengths The very idea that Donald Trump could, even in a perverse way, be heroic may appall half the country. Nonetheless, one way of understanding both Trump’s personal excesses and his accomplishments is that his not being traditionally presidential may have been […]

The Limits of American Patience

The Limits of American Patience

  By Victor Davis Hanson | American Greatness Not being willing any longer to be manipulated is not succumbing to isolationism. Wondering whether the United States can afford another liability is not mindless nationalism. Questioning whether America can afford the status quo here and abroad is not heresy. Assuming we can borrow our way out of […]