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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.
The weight of history — a seemingly infinite vista of incident — hangs heavy in the Languedoc in the South of France
By Roger Kimball
Who gave the Feds access to Twitter?
The 7,000-word piece is an earlobe-licking valentine
Will Tripp Goes Hollywood by Harry Stein reviewed
His comments on guns show how far removed he is from the average American
The current political disposition of the United States is at most a one-and-a-half party system
As is only proper, today promises to a dazzling sun-drenched day
Grab a case before setting out on your next boat trip or barbecue
He’s going for a nice ride across the big, big ocean in a very shiny airplane. Weeee!
The more we know about January 6, the less we see
The union of fragility and intolerance has given us that curious and malevolent hybrid I have called the crybully
Stand and deliver
It’s only mid-May 2021
The CNN host’s rant about America’s founding is historically illiterate
Beauty speaks with such great immediacy because it touches something deep within us
The bewildering bombardment of Bill Barr
Justice for Derek Chauvin
Is this the beginning of the end of the Biden administration?
The Capitol ‘armed insurrection’ narrative is crumbling
The great unraveling
How are we enjoying the Biden presidency so far?
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