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Roger Kimball

Roger Kimball is the editor and publisher of the New Criterion, publisher of Encounter Books and a Spectator columnist and contributing editor.

Drink

The Chablis complex

The wine is renowned for its consistency, intricacy and near-immortality

By Roger Kimball

Campaign 2022

The Republican march on Rome

Will the Republicans fritter their wins away as Hannibal did after Cannae?

By Roger Kimball

Campaign 2022

Republicans need to figure out mail-in voting

It’s being used by Democrats to influence the course of elections

By Roger Kimball

Campaign 2022

How did I get the midterms so wrong?

I was hardly alone but that is no consolation

By Roger Kimball

Campaign 2022

The FBI will face a reckoning after the midterms

The House Republicans’ bruising report is a statement of intent

By Roger Kimball

Drink

It’s always time for island wine

Let’s start in Sicily, on the slopes of Mount Etna…

By Roger Kimball

Campaign 2022

How the midterm polls became Democratic fan fiction

Psephologists of the world unite: you have nothing to lose but your fibs!

By Roger Kimball

Politics

A history lesson for Donald Trump

The former president should follow precedent

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Alejandro Mayorkas has no shame

The DHS secretary is clearly the winner of this week’s Best Lying Despot Contest

By Roger Kimball

Drink

Roger Scruton knew what wine was for

The English philosopher was an eloquent apologist for pleasure

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Joe Biden and the Sovietization of America

What does it mean that he’s demonized half the country?

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Just because Biden thinks he’s running again doesn’t mean he is

He also seems to think he was at the top of his law school class

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Donald Trump is looking forward

Maggie Haberman is mistaken to think he’s lost in the past

By Roger Kimball

Europe

An American remembrance of the Queen

It says a lot that when I say ‘the Queen’ even American readers know I can mean only one person

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Biden declares war on half the country

The malignant and divisive spirit of his speech will not soon be quelled

By Roger Kimball

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