Jonah Goldberg

Posted August 20, 2014

The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first.

Posted August 15, 2014

There's an old rule in journalism: All you need are three good examples to prove a trend.

Posted August 13, 2014

?The hawks (including me) were wrong about a lot, but some got one thing right. It's going to be a long war.

Posted August 09, 2014

In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide.

Posted August 08, 2014

In the summer of 2007, then-Sen. Barack Obama was asked if he was worried that his proposed withdrawal from Iraq would result in ethnic cleansing or even genocide.

Posted August 07, 2014

World War I started one century ago. Wait! Don't stop reading.

Posted August 06, 2014

With the usual fanfare and self-regard we have come to expect from the New York Times editorial board, the prestigious paper has changed its mind about pot. It now believes that the federal ban on the substance should be lifted and that the whole issue should be sent back to the states to handle.

Posted August 01, 2014

?Throughout my life, various Republicans have suggested amending the Constitution in one way or another. A few years ago, they suggested revising the 14th Amendment to get rid of automatic birthright citizenship. Before that, some proposed amending the Constitution to lock in the traditional definition of marriage. Ronald Reagan wanted a presidential line-item veto added to the Constitution.

Posted July 30, 2014

"Sorry to email you late on a Friday, but I need your urgent support," Nancy Pelosi wrote me.

Posted July 25, 2014

As legend has it, Groucho Marx sent the Friars Club a telegram that read, "Please accept my resignation. I don't care to belong to any club that will have me as a member."

Posted July 16, 2014

"Here's the difference between us," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu explained on "Fox News Sunday." "We're using missile defense to protect our civilians, and they're using their civilians to protect their missiles."

Posted July 11, 2014

All you need to do is look at the headlines out of Central America to see why tens of thousands of children are ending up at our border.

Posted July 09, 2014

While conservatives refuse to celebrate, or even notice, how much of the popular culture is on their side, numbers at the box office prove that many successful movies are actually ones promoting conservative values.

Posted July 04, 2014

You wouldn't think, five years into the Obama presidency, that so many liberal Americans wouldn't like America.

Posted July 02, 2014

Abortion-rights protesters gathered outside the Supreme Court building on Monday holding signs that read "Birth Control: Not My Boss's Business." Meanwhile, supporters of the government's contraception mandate believe that birth control is their boss' business, and they want the federal government to force employers to agree.

Posted June 27, 2014

Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment.

Posted June 25, 2014

It's a fact of human nature that it's easier to talk about who's to blame for a problem than it is to figure out what to do about the problem.

Posted June 20, 2014

?For understandable reasons, the IRS scandal has largely focused on the political question of whether the White House deliberately targeted opponents.

Posted June 18, 2014

"Congressional investigators are fuming over revelations that the Internal Revenue Service has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency's tea party controversy." That's the opening sentence of the Associated Press story on the IRS's claim that it lost an unknown number of emails over two years relating to the agency's alleged targeting of political groups hostile to the president.

Posted June 14, 2014

The Arab Spring is over. Welcome to the Jihadi Spring.