In 2017, the liberal Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University found that 93 percent of CNN’s coverage of the Trump administration was negative.
Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won,” from Basic Books. You can reach him by e-mailing email@example.com. His columns appears Sundays in the Review-Journal.
Reason has seldom stopped the outbreak of war — the stuff of ancient passions, bitter history and ethnic and religious frenzy.
Paradoxes happen when what seems real is not — and is known not to be real by those who act as if it is.
Mob seeks to wipe out what it cannot create.
In recent polling, Germans were more anti-American than any other nation in Europe.
Efforts to change time-honored rules for short-term gain are becoming more common on the left.
This month marks the 75th anniversary of the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan, at Hiroshima on Aug. 6 and Nagasaki on Aug. 9.
At this late date, all that matters is that the country itself learns from these suicidal examples and heals itself.
A half-century after the earlier revolution, today’s cultural revolution is vastly different — and far more dangerous.
Historically, the tips of the spears of cultural revolutions are accustomed to comfort.
How can so many so sheltered and prolonged adolescents claim to be all-knowing? Ask questions like these, and the answers ultimately lead back to the university.
The angry and the demonstrating are loud and visible; their opponents are angry and quiet.
Sometimes cultural revolutions don’t die out — if they are hijacked by a thug or killer.
Throughout history, revolutions often do not end up as their initial architects planned.
China is now on the move — without apologies.