Ideas, Arts, and Culture

July 3, 2020 5:14 am

Let’s Make July Fourth a True Independence Day 

Together, we can live up to the Declaration's promise.
John Kingston
June 30, 2020 6:14 pm

Reflecting on Betsy Rothstein’s ‘Mirror’

The late gossip columnist was always ready with a question.
Jim Swift
June 29, 2020 5:30 am

What Evangelicals’ Coziness with Trump Puts at Risk

On Mohler, Metaxas, McEnany, and more.
Matthew Stokes
June 27, 2020 5:30 am

We Need ‘Dad History’ to Help Understand Our Monuments

The civic value of high-quality, eminently readable history.
David Head
June 25, 2020 5:17 am

Trump the Barbarian

While the president’s defenders decry the breakdown of law and order, they ignore the lawlessness in the Oval Office.
Mona Charen
June 22, 2020 5:30 am

What You Learn from Going ‘in the Arena’

We need more of our commentators—and more of our citizens in general—to get hands-on experience with politics and government.
Andy Smarick
June 21, 2020 11:43 am

Time with Dad

Sorting through memories on my first Father’s Day without my father.
Matthew Stokes
June 12, 2020 5:30 am

This Means War!

Are we fighting a ‘war’ against the coronavirus? Or a ‘new Cold War’ with China? Loose talk about war—and much else—betokens fuzzy thinking about the world.
Adam Garfinkle