Jonah Goldberg

Posted May 27, 2015

Mike Huckabee doesn't have a lot of prominent defenders, and I am not volunteering for the job.

Posted May 22, 2015

There are plenty of reasons to believe 2016 will be a very ugly election year. Here's one more.

Posted May 20, 2015

By now everyone has had their say about Jeb Bush's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week.

Posted May 15, 2015

These are not good times for the Republic (and if you laughed or scratched your head at me calling America a republic, I rest my case).

Posted May 13, 2015

Imagine it's 2007 and a prominent journalist is interviewing then-Sen. Barack Obama. "Senator, people are really interested in you and your identity.

Posted May 08, 2015

Why aren't liberals offering Pamela Geller a federal subsidy? Geller is the blogger-activist who organized the "Draw Muhammad" exhibition in Garland, Texas, which inspired some DIY jihadists to attack the event. The would-be terrorists chose poorly: They were cut down by Texas lawmen shortly after wounding a security guard.

Posted May 07, 2015

"If absolute power corrupts absolutely," the actor Harry Shearer once asked, "does absolute powerlessness make you pure?"

Posted May 01, 2015

For the last 20 years, give or take another 50, one of the most cherished baubles of Beltway conventional wisdom has been that the Republican Party has moved too far to the right.

Posted April 29, 2015

I once had a boss who gave me some great advice, not just for managing people but for judging politicians: You forgive mistakes; you punish patterns. Everybody screws up.

Posted April 24, 2015

How should one think about the unfolding allegations rocking the Clinton Industrial Complex (which includes both her campaign and her foundation)?

Posted April 22, 2015

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is thinking about running for president on the Democratic ticket by appealing to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren's populist fans. Warren is a very bright former Harvard law professor. So it is interesting that O'Malley thinks the best way to reach out to her fans is to say remarkably stupid things.

Posted April 17, 2015

So far, of the declared candidates for president, the only one who voted for the Iraq War is the Democrat.

Posted April 15, 2015

In news only slightly more surprising than this morning's sunrise, Hillary Rodham Clinton announced she is running for president again.

Posted April 10, 2015

Are you in favor of the death penalty now?

Posted April 09, 2015

The first thing one needs to know about the nuclear deal with Iran is that it is not, in fact, a deal. You might be confused about this point, given that so many news outlets refers to a "deal" that doesn't exist.

Posted April 08, 2015

Rolling Stone screwed up.

Posted April 03, 2015

"It's the Jim Crow law of our time." That exact quote, or one very much like it, has come from the mouths of reporters, editorialists, activists, corporate CEOs and, of course, politicians, all because of Indiana's Religious Freedom and Restoration Act. (RFRA)

Posted April 01, 2015

The Indiana governor has managed to step on an impressive number of parts of his own anatomy recently and in the process gravely injured what was already a long-shot ambition to run for president in 2016.

Posted March 27, 2015

"I don't understand how Jews in America can be Democrats first and Jewish second and support Israel along the line of just following their president," vented Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Boston Herald Radio last week.