The American Spectator Feed

Witty political and cultural commentary from the nation’s capital


  • Losers, Welded Together
    by Scott McKay on April 22, 2019 at 4:11 am

    There is a quite obvious conclusion to be drawn from the release Thursday of the Mueller report — namely, that the entire investigation undertaken by special counsel Robert Mueller over the allegation that President Trump’s […]

  • The Problem with Sanctions: Feel Good Versus Effective Policy
    by Doug Bandow on April 22, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Colombia to strike a Reaganesque pose when he called on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to open a bridge to allow entry of humanitarian aid. The effort fell flat. The bridge didn’t offer […]

  • Parents Should Be Able to Put Kids in Safe Schools
    by Robert Holland on April 22, 2019 at 4:05 am

    Florida, a leader in school choice, is addressing the bullying epidemic in the Sunshine State’s public schools by allowing parents to transfer their children to safer schools. Evidence shows bullying is the number-one disciplinary […]

  • Anti-Trump Crazies Urge Impeachment on Cringing Dems
    by David Catron on April 22, 2019 at 4:05 am

    The Democrats, having unwisely invested enormous political capital in the ability of special counsel Robert Mueller to produce some pretext for impeaching President Trump, now face a choice between two evils. Most of the legacy media, the […]

  • The Democrats’ Fanaticism
    by Jed Babbin on April 22, 2019 at 4:05 am

    The Democrats, the media, and their sympathizers around the world were so sure that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would quickly end Donald Trump’s presidency that they are still in denial that it won’t. […]

  • A Few Humble Thoughts
    by Ben Stein on April 21, 2019 at 5:36 am

    First of all, about reparations, the notion of paying money to black or partially black Americans for the enslavement of their ancestors from Africa. It’s a beguiling idea. Slavery was so hideous a crime and caused so much pain and... […]

  • The Heroes of the Mueller Report
    by Debra J. Saunders on April 21, 2019 at 4:01 am

    Washington Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is out, it is time to salute the heroes. Mueller is not among them. He was a hero when he served in Vietnam. During his career as a prosecutor, he won the... […]

  • Tiger Woods, Easter, and the Complicated Nature of Redemption
    by Larry Alex Taunton on April 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    One didn’t have to be a golf fan to know something of Tiger Woods’s troubles when they became the subject of tabloids more than a decade ago. A man who appeared to have everything, his whole world seemed to come... […]

  • Slimy Group Therapy for the Trump Haters
    by George Parry on April 20, 2019 at 4:05 am

    The Mueller Report is a 448 page-long primal scream of rage by the frustrated Hillary Clinton acolytes who wrote it and who utterly failed in their anointed mission to (a) lure President Trump into a General Flynn-style perjury trap […]

  • Mueller’s Despicable Parthian Shot
    by David Catron on April 19, 2019 at 4:38 am

    When special counsel Robert Mueller finally finished his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, he produced a report that confirms much of the criticism President Trump has leveled at him during the past two years. It […]