A review of Francis Fukuyama, “Liberalism and Its Discontents” (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2022).
A group of writers on the right contend that the United States has become dominated by “totalitarian” liberalism. They are wrong.
There is a growing chorus of voices here at home who continue to draw a moral equivalence between victim and aggressor, and worse.
Over at National Review, former federal prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy has weighed in on Trump's Ukraine shenanigans and arrived at some out-of-the-box conclusions.
A review of David Priess, “How to Get Rid of a President: History’s Guide to Removing Unpopular, Unable, or Unfit Chief Executives” (PublicAffairs, 2018)
A review of Greg Miller, “The Apprentice: Trump, Russia and the Subversion of American Democracy” (HarperCollins Publishers, 2018)
Two narratives about Russian interference in the 2016 election are in direct competition with one another.
Thus far, my argument with former federal prosecutor and National Review columnist Andrew C. McCarthy has been about whether and how the president can be held to account for obstruction of justice. Having gone back and forth over the territory in several exchanges, it now raises a different question: Are the facts and the law as he states them?