Mona Charen

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Mona Charen
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COVID-19's Big Fat Non-Surprise
By Mona Charen
"A Covid Mystery" proclaimed a New York Times newsletter. "Why has the death toll been relatively low across much of ...
March 12, 2021
Bird-Watching While Black
By Mona Charen
A lifelong bird-watcher ventured into a section of New York's Central Park, the "Ramble," at 7:30 a.m., hoping to catch ...
May 29, 2020
Testing: The Way Out of This Trap
By Mona Charen
One of the less helpful aspects of our current quandary is the shrill argument between two closed-minded camps. One condemns ...
April 30, 2020
Puzzling Over African American COVID Deaths
By Mona Charen
The numbers are preliminary, but it seems that African Americans are dying from COVID-19 at alarming rates. In Louisiana, for ...
April 23, 2020
Preserve Our Election
By Mona Charen
We are facing one discrete problem in the mass of chaos surrounding this pandemic that we can and must address ...
March 20, 2020
Democrats' Only Hope
By Mona Charen
The pre-Nevada Democratic debate was a gift to Donald Trump. Instead of training their fire on the incumbent, or on ...
February 21, 2020
Stepping Around Human Misery
By Mona Charen
Attending a meeting near Union Station in Washington, D.C., requires me to park a few blocks away and then walk ...
January 31, 2020
A Time to Build
By Mona Charen
In July 2018, Commentary published an article by Yuval Levin that caused everyone who thinks about the balance of power ...
January 23, 2020
Will Democrats Choose Safety or Risk?
By Mona Charen
When the economy shows signs of weakness, Wall Street analysts expect to see what they call a "flight to safety." ...
January 17, 2020
Gertrude Himmelfarb, RIP
January 04, 2020 |
Lovable Ol' Bernie?
By Mona Charen
You won't hear young Democrats deride Bernie Sanders with the "OK, boomer" dig. At 78, he's actually too old for ...
December 27, 2019
Red Death, Blue Health?
By Mona Charen
Josef Stalin is reputed to have said: "The death of one man is a tragedy. The death of millions is ...
December 05, 2019
What Is the American Idea?
By Mona Charen
If I were addressing a young audience today, I would face an uphill battle to explain why conservatism so inspired ...
November 15, 2019
The Great Missing Topic
By Mona Charen
We don't care. You can check Pew or Gallup or any other polling company. We are running deficits that ought ...
November 08, 2019
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