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Our writers hold no party line; their only allegiance is to clarity of thought, elegance of expression and independence of opinion.
Addison Del Mastro is an assistant editor at The Spectator World. He writes daily at his Substack, The Deleted Scenes.
Will America ever be able to restore a sense of normalcy?
By Addison Del Mastro
Americans should embrace more personal responsibility on the road
Once streetcar lines connected even rural areas; now they’re almost all gone
Thoughts on reenacting childhood from the other side
Yes to the City: Millennials and the Fight for Affordable Housing by Max Holleran reviewed
Washington’s suburbs are more than just sprawl and traffic jams
A standard, familiar menu can channel and enhance creativity
A simplified but real piece of their legacy culture is disappearing
It’s the spirit that built America
Pheasants? ‘Dickory dock’? Here’s how a narrow slice of our history changed the holidays forever
The state has a complex pride and history — just don’t call it anti-American
Elections are about the only time left when we remember how vast and wonderful America is
Against the ‘concept restaurant’
Addison Del Mastro
Conservatives should embrace urbanism
In defense of Northern Virginia
The sad demise of Amish family-style restaurants
Maybe Hawaii should be independent
NIMBYs to the left of me, YIMBYs to the left
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.