Media elite enjoy raw-sewage fest

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Saturday's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, billed as a celebration of the First Amendment and a tribute to journalists who "speak truth to power," has to be the more…

Macron: The last multilateralist

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Together," President Macron instructed President Trump, "we can resist the rise of aggressive nationalisms that deny our history and divide the world." Before Congress he denounced "extreme nationalism," more…

America's unsustainable empire

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Before President Trump trashes the Iran nuclear deal, he might consider: If he could negotiate an identical deal with Kim Jong-un, it would astonish the world and win more…

Why the authoritarian right is rising

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- A fortnight ago, Viktor Orban and his Fidesz Party won enough seats in the Hungarian Parliament to rewrite his country's constitution. To progressives across the West, this was more…

Trump: Prisoner of the War Party?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- "Ten days ago, President Trump was saying 'the United States should withdraw from Syria.' We convinced him it was necessary to stay." Thus boasted French President Emmanuel Macron more…

Is Trump standing down in Syria?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- Wednesday morning, President Trump jolted the nation with a tweet that contained both threat and taunt: "Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria. more…

Has the War Party hooked Trump?

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With his Sunday tweet that Bashar Assad, "Animal Assad," ordered a gas attack on Syrian civilians, and Vladimir Putin was morally complicit in the atrocity, President Donald Trump more…

Syrian showdown: Trump vs. the generals

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- With ISIS on the run in Syria, President Trump this week declared that he intends to make good on his promise to bring the troops home. "I want more…

3 issues on which Trump presidency will be judged

by Patrick J. Buchanan -- WASHINGTON – On many issues – naming Scalia-like judges and backing Reagan-like tax cuts – President Trump is a conventional Republican. Where he was exceptional in 2016, where more…