Kerry's self-inflicted wound

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "We can surely understand how my opponent can support gay marriage, when we realize he has a daughter who is a lesbian." Had George W. Bush made such more…

Unanswered questions of 2004

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- That John Kerry won the debates, no matter how any of us score them, seems undeniable. Before the first debate in Miami, his campaign was dead in the more…

The resurrection of 'America First!'

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Two years ago, when the American Conservative magazine was launched, Franklin Foer of the New Republic accorded us a gracious welcome. "Buchanan's Surefire Failure," he titled his essay. more…

Truth and the war presidents

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- ST. LOUIS – Forty years ago, at Washington University, site of the second Bush-Kerry debate, I defended the justice and wisdom of the war in Vietnam at "teach-ins" more…

The windsurfer & the Kerry doctrine

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- If George Bush loses this election, the turning point will have been those 90 minutes of debate at the University of Miami, where camera cutaways of the president more…

Bush plays the patriot card

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- After the swiftboat attacks of August and the Rathergate debacle – CBS' botched attempt to paint President Bush as an insolent National Guard officer deserving of court martial more…

Where's the outrage ... at CBS?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Something remains puzzling about the Rathergate scandal. Where is the outrage? Where is the righteous rage of Dan Rather at the forgers of faked military records of George more…

The useful idiots of Osama bin Laden

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Of all Ronald Reagan's achievements, among the greatest was that this president who began his term declaring the Soviet Union an "evil empire" was, by the end of more…

Dan Rather: The final days

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "I gave them a sword, and they ran it right through me," said Richard Nixon. Thirty years later, Nixon nemesis Dan Rather might say the same of the more…

Was Dan duped?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Dan Rather, successor to Walter Cronkite as anchor of CBS News, may be about to close out his career on a banana peel. Last Wednesday, Rather launched a more…