Will Putin get a Pulitzer?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, a very short more…

Ted Cruz and the Trump takeover

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- The self-righteousness and smugness of Ted Cruz in refusing to endorse Donald Trump, then walking off stage in Cleveland, smirking amidst the boos, takes the mind back in more…

Is the party over for Bushism?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Neither George W. Bush, the Republican Party nominee in 2000 and 2004, nor Jeb, the dethroned Prince of Wales, will be in Cleveland. Nor will John McCain or more…

Who gave us Justice Ginsburg?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Her mind is shot." That was the crisp diagnosis of Donald Trump on hearing the opinion of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the possibility he might become president. more…

Will Hillary ditch Black Lives Matter?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After the massacre of five Dallas cops, during a protest of police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota, President Obama said, "America is not as divided more…

Will the West survive the century?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Nativism ... xenophobia or worse" is behind the triumph of Brexit and the support for Donald Trump, railed President Barack Obama in Ottawa. Obama believes that resistance to more…

Why Trump is routing the free traders

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- In Tuesday's indictment of free trade as virtual economic treason, The Donald has really set the cat down among the pigeons. For, in denouncing NAFTA, the WTO, MFN more…

After Brexit, a Trump path to victory

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Some of us have long predicted the breakup of the European Union. The Cousins appear to have just delivered the coup de grace. While Scotland and Northern Ireland more…

Has Trump found the formula?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Stripped of its excesses, Donald Trump's Wednesday speech contains all the ingredients of a campaign that can defeat Hillary Clinton this fall. Indeed, after the speech ended Clinton more…