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  • NR Tweets the DNC

    1h from now By NR Staff
    Tweets from https://twitter.com/NRO/lists/nr-debate-tweets !function(d,s,id){var…
  • Donald Trump, the Greater Evil

    25m By Carl Eric Scott
    Conservatives still have an important choice to make about this election. And even many who have opposed Trump up to this point feel uncertain about it. Rightfully, many of us are asking “Isn’t Trump the lesser of two evils?” The problem is, too many of…
  • Those Sanders Delegates

    1h By Ramesh Ponnuru
    Matthew Yglesias writes:Sanders had little control over his delegates, who seemed unwilling to get behind his endorsement of Clinton. This was in part a matter of sloppiness on the part of Sanders’s team in selecting delegates. But as one operative told me,…
  • Bernie Sanders' 2016 Story Comes to an End

    2h By Jim Geraghty
    A little before 11 p.m. Eastern Monday, Bernie Sanders spoke to the convention and demonstrated he had no Cruz-esque defiance in him. In the end, Hillary Clinton – the one who took all that Wall Street money, who received gobs for speeches to every big firm…
  • Black Votes Matter

    3h By Thomas Sowell
    Black votes matter. If Republicans could get 20 percent of black votes, the Democrats would be ruined. This is highly unlikely, given the approach used by Republicans. However, the point is that Democrats must not only continue to get nine-tenths of black…
  • Hillary’s Never-Ending Reintroductions

    3h By Rich Lowry
    If only we could get to know the real Hillary Clinton.Unveiling the Hillary we supposedly don’t know has been the perpetual, elusive goal of Clinton’s handlers for decades, with the Democratic convention in Philadelphia the latest stab at it.On This Week…
  • Hire an Editor, Senator Booker!

    Mon 10:27pm By Jim Geraghty
    We know who Cory Booker wanted to be tonight: Barack Obama in 2004, the young charismatic African-American politician who electrifies the convention with a soaring speech and sets off a generation of Democrats dreaming of him in the Oval Office. But instead,…
  • Florida Woman Causes Disaster

    Mon 6:27pm By Kevin D. Williamson
    Accountability is for peons. Barack Obama can lie about health care or Benghazi, Hillary Rodham Clinton can intentionally mishandle top-secret information in a way that potentially exposes U.S. intelligence assets, Lois Lerner can weaponize the IRS at the…
  • Student Op-Ed: The All-Female Ghostbusters Didn’t Address ‘Race Issues’ Enough

    Mon 6:17pm By Katherine Timpf
    A University of South Carolina student wrote a review praising the all-female ​Ghostbusters as a feminist victory -- before clarifying that she was still not happy because it didn’t address “race issues,” too.At the start of her piece, Rachel Pittman…
  • BREAKING: At Least 15 Dead, Dozens Injured in Knife Attack Near Tokyo

    Mon 5:56pm By NRO Staff
    The BBC is reporting that 15 people have been murdered and dozens more injured by a man wielding a knife at a residential care center for the disabled near Tokyo, Japan. Police have taken a suspect into custody according to local news reports. The suspect is…
  • Who Gets Putin's Vote?

    Mon 4:54pm By Jonah Goldberg
    Stipulating that nothing is certain, it's always seemed rather plausible if not outright obvious that Vladimir Putin prefers Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton. There's the mutual praise, the Manafort connections and the shared vision. The mere fact that a major…
  • Ghostbusters and Star Trek Today

    Mon 4:45pm By Peter Augustine Lawler
    Let me get the really controversial issues out of the way. I liked the new Ghostbusters movie about as much as the first one. In both cases, my bottom line: good-natured and sometimes fun but not funny enough. And the special effects just aren't special…
  • Jane Sanders Caught On Hot Mic After Bernie Speech?

    Mon 4:26pm By NR Staff
    Did Jane Sanders just say that her husband is up for nomination at the DNC? After a controversial speech by Bernie Sanders today, his wife made a comment which was caught on a hot mic. See the video: Did Jane Sanders say on open mic to @BernieSanders: "They…
  • The Tim Kaine Pick Was Conventional, but in 2016 Conventional Isn't Safe

    Mon 4:14pm By David French
    Over the weekend, lots of folks declared that Tim Kaine was a "safe" pick for vice president. He's conventional, he's comfortable, and despite his progressive voting record, he's got a reputation as a bit of a centrist. Here we have all the elements of the…
  • Donald Trump’s New BFF? WikiLeaks.

    Mon 4:06pm By Michael Taube
    During an election, several incidents inevitably come to light that onlookers point to as potential game changers. For this presidential election, it could end up being the WikiLeaks release of e-mails involving Democratic-party officials’ direct targeting…
  • BREAKING: ISIS Claims to Have Shot Down US Military Aircraft in Iraq, US Denies It

    Mon 4:02pm By NR Staff
    The Amaq news agency - the official news outlet for ISIS - claims to have shot down an American military aircraft over the Iraqi province of Al Anbar. According to the news site, all crew members were killed. Read more here.However, according to the US Central…
  • What's 'Making America One Again' About?

    Mon 3:34pm By Michael Barone
    'Make America One Again." That was the stated theme of the last night of the Republican National Convention. In the welter of analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech, few have commented on it, but it's worth taking it seriously.Liberal commentators have…
  • Will Clinton Face Her Foreign-Policy Failures in Philadelphia?

    Mon 3:30pm By David French
    To understand the sheer scale of the Democratic national-security collapse, ponder this horrible fact: In the 2012 presidential election, for two months the key debate was whether the murder of four Americans in Benghazi meant that President Obama was…
  • The Path Ahead for Clinton

    Mon 2:54pm By George Will
    Philadelphia -- En route to fight one of his many duels, French politician Georges Clemenceau bought a one-way train ticket. Was he pessimistic? "Not at all. I always use my opponent's return ticket for the trip back." Some Hillary Clinton advisers, although…
  • What's Wrong With Tim Kaine's 'Personally Opposed' Position on Abortion

    Mon 2:15pm By Ramesh Ponnuru
    Tim Kaine is one of those politicians who is "personally opposed" to following premises to their conclusions.Patrick Lee, a philosophy professor at Franciscan University, writes on Facebook:The Democrat VP nominee Tim Kaine claims he is personally opposed to…
  • Sanders Booed for Supporting Hillary

    Mon 2:07pm By NR Staff
    Bernie Sanders drew boos from his audience this morning for saying: “We have got to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.”That comment -- and the vocally negative reaction -- came at an event on the margins of the Democratic National Convention held…
  • A Baptist Scholar Debunks Anti-Catholic Historical Hogwash

    Mon 2:06pm By Ann Corkery
    It’s not exactly beach reading, but for those of certain of mind, Rodney Stark’s Bearing False Witness could prove a page turner. The subtitle -- academics invariably include subtitles -- makes plain that this is no potboiler: Debunking Centuries of…
  • Economic Driver or Boondoggle?

    Mon 1:40pm By Jesse Saffron
    University officials and politicians often claim that targeted government subsidization of industry research is a win-win for campus communities and regional economies. Such are the claims being made by supporters of the Department of Energy's new Smart…
  • Democrats’ Disunion

    Mon 12:50pm By Jim Geraghty
    Remember when political conventions were boring? Last week saw the GOP primary’s runner-up booed off the stage for refusing to endorse its winner. This week, the Democrats begin their convention with the resignation of their national committee chairwoman,…
  • NCAA Throws Rocks From Inside Glass House

    Mon 11:32am By John S. Rosenberg
    In April, USA Today reports, the NCAA Board of Governors adopted a policy requiring cities hosting or bidding on NCAA championships, meetings, or conferences to "demonstrate how they will provide an environment that is safe, healthy, and free of…
  • NCAA Grandstanding

    Mon 10:47am By Ed Whelan
    On Friday, the NCAA announced that cities interested in hosting NCAA championships must fill out a questionnaire on whether they have laws (state or local) that govern use of bathrooms and locker rooms. Questions include:3. Does your city, county/parish and/or…
  • Trump, Hillary, and Bioethics

    Mon 10:42am By Wesley J. Smith
    I have been asked what I think the US election means to bioethics. A lot and not much. Here's how I put it in an interview in BioEdge:BioEdge: You can’t escape without a question about the US presidential election. Which of the presumptive nominees is more…
  • Fill Up the Tank

    Mon 10:24am By Jack Fowler
    At National Review, we’re in the tank — for the truth. And the truth this week is that the Democratic party is set to nominate for president a former Secretary of State who has a legacy that is chilling and dangerous.For 25 years National Review has been…
  • Trump’s Polls Are Like Hammer’s ‘U Can’t Touch This’: Bump, Bump, Bump . . .

    Mon 10:22am By Jim Geraghty
    As M.C. Hammer used to say, “Just for a minute, let’s all do the bump.” Bump, bump, bump . . .Fresh out this morning:A new Morning Consult poll taken after the Republican National Convention in Cleveland finds a significant boost for Donald Trump. Trump…
  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz Booed at DNC Breakfast

    Mon 9:51am By NR Staff
    Embattled outgoing DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed this morning by protesters during a Florida delegation breakfast at the Democratic National Convention. Wasserman Schultz, who will be resigning as a result of leaked emails showing that she and…