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Roger Kimball is the editor and publisher of the New Criterion, publisher of Encounter Books and a Spectator columnist and contributing editor.
It says a lot that when I say ‘the Queen’ even American readers know I can mean only one person
By Roger Kimball
The malignant and divisive spirit of his speech will not soon be quelled
There is a time for every wine
The soon-to-be-ex-congresswoman doesn’t care for DeSantis, Cruz or Hawley either
It wasn’t to collect classified documents
Even, according to Peter Navarro, inside his own house
After the Mar-a-Lago raid, when will the public stop standing for this?
Joe Biden is an errand boy, a figurehead, and he has outlived his plausibility
A little ‘global warming’ has done wonders for England’s wine harvests
If they want to back right-wing candidates, have at it
The law professor is fighting for her job after students allege racism
The six wines that I recently had an opportunity to taste ranged from fetching to fantastic
It’s like Biden wants us to be poor
He had more élan than any prime minister since Margaret Thatcher
When can we expect the select committee to investigate the plot to assassinate Kavanaugh?
The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr
Justice for Derek Chauvin
Woke is truly going broke
Is this the beginning of the end of the Biden administration?
The Capitol ‘armed insurrection’ narrative is crumbling
How are we enjoying the Biden presidency so far?
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