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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.

Politics

New Rome, new home

I wonder whether the moment hasn’t come to begin thinking of Washington the way the later emperors thought of Rome

By Roger Kimball

Drink

Delicious wines from the Omicron Open

Fans of The Philadelphia Story will remember the starring role played by Miss Pommery 1926

By Roger Kimball

Policy

Malik Faisal Akram and our shoddy security state

What happened in Colleyville is a lesson in intelligence failure and the toxic effect of wokeness on the FBI

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Ted Cruz’s glorious about-face on January 6

After describing participants as ‘violent terrorists,’ he took the FBI to task

By Roger Kimball

Politics

What was Ted Cruz thinking?

The senator implicitly bolstered the false Democratic narrative about January 6

By Roger Kimball

Drink

Travels with Herodotus

Young grapes and Ancient Greeks

By Roger Kimball

Culture

How the 1960s institutionalized us

The long march of the cultural revolution has succeeded beyond its wildest dreams

By Roger Kimball

Culture

Adieu, Teddy Roosevelt

It’s open season on the past

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Who’s a vigilante anyway?

A Washington Post writer thinks that, circa 2021, we do not have enough government in our lives

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Silence of the Jussie Smollett defenders

It turns out that ‘systemic racism’ is what you have to rely on when there is no actual racism to be found

By Roger Kimball

Politics

John Eastman is right to resist the January 6 committee

The congressional inquiry would be better named a congressional vendetta

By Roger Kimball

Science & Tech

The doctor is mad

The American Medical Association has just issued a health equity guide

By Roger Kimball

Drink

Silky, sumptuous wines for Christmas dinner

Chambertin was Napoleon’s favorite wine. I am prepared to make it mine, too, at least for Christmas

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Is the Russia collusion hoax about to be exposed?

John Durham has indicted three people but he may break our hearts yet

By Roger Kimball

Politics

Actually Youngkin’s victory shows Trump is still strong

The former president laid the groundwork for opposing critical race theory in schools

By Roger Kimball

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