Where's Jack Bauer when you need him?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Two weeks ago, in this column, I suggested that Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., would have difficulty wooing conservatives because of his "anti-torture positions." Commentator Andrew Sullivan immediately pounced more…

Flash: Pelosi is a woman!

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Apparently, Nancy Pelosi, D-San Francisco, is a woman. Coming on the heels of other shocking revelations, such as John Kerry's service in Vietnam and Barack Obama's racial background, more…

Breaking down the 2008 presidential race

by Benjamin Shapiro -- It's the first week of 2007. And that means, of course, that it is time to break down the races for the Democratic and Republican presidential nominations. Yes, more…

2006: The year of retreat

by Benjamin Shapiro -- On July 14, 1940, Prime Minister Winston Churchill of Britain addressed the nation on BBC Radio. The last month had seen the complete collapse of French and British more…

Start writing your acceptance speech!

by Benjamin Shapiro -- You. Yeah, you. Congratulations. You're Time magazine's Person of the Year, 2006. Why? Because they like you – they really like you! Well, not really. Mostly, Time is more…

Mel Gibson's apocalyptic stupidity

by Benjamin Shapiro -- According to Mel Gibson, his new movie, "Apocalypto," is a metaphor for the death of American civilization. "The precursors to a civilization that's going under are the same, more…

Will we ever win another war?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Popular consensus has it that we are losing the war in Iraq. Robert Gates, the White House nominee to replace Donald Rumsfeld as secretary of defense, stated yesterday more…

Would you let your child take this flight?

by Benjamin Shapiro -- You are sitting in the concourse of an airport, preparing for your flight, when out of the corner of your eye you spot six Arab men praying loudly more…

Barack Obama: Radical liberal

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Sen. Barack Obama's platform is his politics of "understanding." Obama has been careful not to define the issues upon which he runs; rather, he explains that it is more…

Barack 'Blank' Obama

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., has been anointed by the mainstream media as a frontrunner for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination. He's been a guest on "Meet the Press" more…