Our wokists are similarly defending their thought-control efforts.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. His columns appears Sundays in the Review-Journal.
Today’s universities and colleges bear little if any resemblance to postwar higher education.
As Americans know from their own illustrious history, any nation’s well-being hinges on only a few factors. Its prosperity, freedom and overall stability depend on its constitutional and political stability. A secure currency and financial order are also essential, as is a strong military.
Biden would do well to remember old American diplomatic adages about speaking softly while carrying a big stick.
Wokeness is not really about fairness for minorities, the oppressed and the poor, past or present.
Americans privately fear these rules while publicly appearing to accept them.
China is in a race to achieve global hegemony. It seeks sympathetic world opinion — at least until it has achieved superior military and economic power.
The U.S. military has turned its wrath inward on Fox News host Tucker Carlson.
Events have radically turned political realities upside down in just six weeks.
Limbaugh was hated by the left because he was deadly effective in fighting them, and he was feared at times by the Republican establishment — because he could also be deadly effective in fighting it.
These are crazy times. A pandemic led to national quarantine; to self-induced recession; to riot, arson and looting; to a contested election; and to a riot at the U.S. Capitol.
Few of our leaders are very worried about the existential crises left unaddressed by their obsessions with the ghost of Trump.
If Trump’s pushback tried to return to traditions ignored during the Obama years, Biden’s reset promises to become far more radical than Obama’s entire eight years.
The media, Silicon Valley, Wall Street, Hollywood, top retired military brass, corporate America, universities and professional sports are all recalibrating the truth for our Year One.
The commission offered the unifying remedy of renewed civic education.