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Articles by Robert Tracinski (page 5)

November 1, 2019 5:14 am

Congratulations, “Deep State” Conspiracy Theorists, You’ve Discovered Bureaucracy

Just as “fake news” is the epithet thrown around as a magic formula to justify refusing to pay attention to…
Robert Tracinski
October 28, 2019 5:46 am

Renoir Is Canceled

Identity politics didacticism is taking over the art world.
Robert Tracinski
October 22, 2019 5:08 am

LeBron James and the Narrow Tribalism of “Social Justice”

All social justice is local.
Robert Tracinski
October 17, 2019 3:18 pm

Are the President’s Advisers on Strike?

Trump’s juvenile letter to Erdogan suggests that responsible White House staffers are pulling a ‘John Galt.’
Robert Tracinski
October 16, 2019 5:16 am

Trump’s Betrayal of the Kurds May Be a Turning Point

Donald Trump’s betrayal of the Kurds is a moment that might be more important than it seems—one that is likely…
Robert Tracinski
October 10, 2019 5:21 am

Dear Republicans, Is This the Idol to Whom You Have Sold Your Souls?

In the past few weeks, Donald Trump has gone from saying that no, he didn’t collude with a foreign dictatorship…
Robert Tracinski
October 3, 2019 6:14 am

Impeachment Is a Symptom of Runaway Presidential Power, Not the Answer

Sean Trende recently noted that impeachment has been invoked more frequently in recent decades: in 1974*, 1998, and now…
Robert Tracinski
September 18, 2019 5:27 am

Brexit Won the Popular Vote But Lost the Electoral College

The past few decades in which Europe has been prosperous and (largely) at peace, joined together by links of trade…
Robert Tracinski
September 16, 2019 4:52 am

Foreign Policy Is Serious Business. Alas, We Have an Unserious President.

Always remember that Trump got rid of John Bolton because Bolton didn't want Taliban leaders to come to Camp David.
Robert Tracinski
September 3, 2019 9:37 am

The Problem Isn’t the “Lungs of the Earth.” It’s the Brains of the Earth.

A normal cycle of seasonal fires in the Amazon region touched off an international hysteria, with celebrities and…
Robert Tracinski