The publication of Mrs. Clinton's memoirs gives us an opportunity to try to size up the Clinton presidency from a position, two and a half years down the line, from which some perspective is possible. It is not an opportunity for much else. The excerpts I have seen so far from the book are dully... Read More
What are we going to do about Bill Clinton? The assumption was, that after January 20 he would slip off into the wings while the Washington press corp got busy manufacturing new things to fill the front pages of our newspapers. No, he's still there, like a candy-wrapper stuck to the national shoe. We have... Read More
"Men more often need to be reminded than instructed," noted the great Samuel Johnson. There was nothing new for us to learn about the Clintons, but those last-minute presidential pardons they issued (does anyone doubt that the list was at least as much the work of Hillary as of Bill?) are a handy reminder of... Read More
John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.