Why Terry McAuliffe inevitably failed

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Terry McAuliffe didn't expect this. When McAuliffe, the Democratic National Committee chairman, decided to frontload the Democratic primaries, he was convinced that an early nominee would unify the more…

The stumbling, bumbling mouth of John Kerry

by Benjamin Shapiro -- After President Bush's terrific speech at the Republican National Convention, John F. Kerry decided he wasn't the type to take a piece of political shrapnel in the rear more…

Of Yale, hookers and tolerance

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Last Sunday, I picked up a copy of Boston Magazine while sitting in the green room at the Fox News studios in Watertown, Mass. Leafing through the publication, more…

Put up or shut up, Sen. Kerry

by Benjamin Shapiro -- In Jewish thought, there is a concept called "midah k'neged midah" – literally, "measure for measure." Jews invoke this phrase when the punishment for an action fits the more…

John Kerry's Olympic foolishness

by Benjamin Shapiro -- Amid stories of U.S. basketball defeat and Michael Phelps' doomed quest for seven gold medals, the true spirit of the Olympics shone through this week with uncommon clarity. more…

A threat to the republic

by Benjamin Shapiro -- When Vladimir Lenin began his meteoric ascent to power, he was just a 30-year-old Marxist hoping to start a revolutionary newspaper called Iskra. Booted from Kazan University for more…

4 months in Vietnam won't cut it

by Benjamin Shapiro -- John Kerry served in Vietnam. And I couldn't care less. I was born in 1984, over eight years after the end of the Vietnam War. The fact that more…

What John Kerry's America will look like

by Benjamin Shapiro -- This week, I began to think for the first time about what I would write if Sen. John Kerry were elected president in November. But then, I realized more…