Last week, I ventured some remarks about the Justice Department case against Harvard University for discriminating against Asian Americans. This brought in a surprising number of emails. I’ll take just two main points: First main point raised by readers: Import an overclass? We already did that! Listeners who made this point were referring of course... Read More
A side story from Wednesday night’s GOP candidates’ debate—covered more thoroughly in the full Radio Derb to be posted today—was the fuss about Ann Coulter getting exasperated with all the candidates’ asseverations of solidarity with Israel and tweeting, “How many f—ing Jews do these people think there are in the United States?” The beep that... Read More
The Alternative Right website has posted an interesting symposium on the topic: Is the traditional Right anti-Jewish? Taki starts it off with a fiery rant against the vindictiveness of neoconservatives like Podhoretz and Kristol, presumably the senior ones. They have, Taki says, called him a fascist (a thing they surely would not have done if... Read More
Saturday evening we went to a seder at the home of some friends. It was an easy-going affair: our friends are not devout Jews. In fact the husband is not Jewish at all, and neither am I, and neither is my wife. Since we took our two kids, and our hosts' party consisted of only... 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.