Matthew Continetti

Matthew Continetti

Peace Fever

Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiMay 17, 2019 5:00 am Whatever the opposite of a rush to war is—a crawl to peace, maybe—America is in the middle of one. Since May 5, when John Bolton announced ...
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Continetti on Multiculturalism in the Claremont Review

The following post is part of a symposium titled "Multiculturalism vs Patriotism," featuring an essay by Thomas D. Klingenstein and responses by David Azerrad, Matthew Continetti, Allen C. Guelzo, and Roger Kimball. The symposium appears ...
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The Real Democratic Agenda

Nancy Pelosi / Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiMay 10, 2019 5:00 am And you thought Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this ...
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The New Cheney

William Barr / Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiMay 3, 2019 5:00 am I can't think of a better illustration of our partisan divide than the reactions to Attorney General William Barr's testimony before the Senate ...
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My Least Favorite Disney Princess

Abigail Disney / Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiApril 26, 2019 5:00 am If it were not for her last name, Abigail Disney would be just another alumna of Yale (B.A.), Stanford (M.A.), and Columbia (PhD) ...
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Bernie vs. The Democrats

Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiApril 19, 2019 5:00 am Hollywood is filled with remakes and reboots. Washington is about to get one of its own. The re-launched property: the 2016 campaign. You know the plot ...
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The Liberal Media ‘Matrix’

BY: Matthew ContinettiApril 12, 2019 5:00 am I used to laugh every time I heard someone like Elon Musk say that we are living in a Matrix-like simulation. These days, not so much. Don't call ...
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Can’t Any Democrat Here Play This Game?

Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiApril 5, 2019 5:00 am Time to check on the twenty Smurfs. Joe Biden recorded a message on a friend's iPhone in which he admitted that he's made women and "some ...
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The Legacies of William F. Buckley Jr.

William F. Buckley Jr. / Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiMarch 29, 2019 5:00 am In a 60 Minutes interview that aired shortly before Ronald Reagan's inauguration, Morley Safer asked William F. Buckley Jr., "Has there ...
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Our Bankrupt Elite

Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiMarch 15, 2019 5:00 am Every element of the college admissions scandal, aka "Operation Varsity Blues," is fascinating. There are the players: the Yale dad who, implicated in a securities fraud ...
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Ilhan Communication

Hannah Yoest / Flickr BY: Matthew Continetti March 8, 2019 5:00 am I have a new hobby. It's collecting the excuses Democrats make for Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota Democratic congresswoman who has an unhealthy fixation ...
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The Devastating Anti-Communism of ‘Cold War’

BY: Matthew ContinettiMarch 1, 2019 5:00 am The best narrative art eschews didacticism in favor of subtlety and nuance and moral reflection. The Polish film Cold War, released last year and directed by Pawel Pawlikowski, ...
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Clumsy Kamala

Illustration by Hannah Yoest / Photos: Flickr / Shutterstock BY: Matthew ContinettiFebruary 22, 2019 5:00 am No Democrat running for president has had a better 2019 than Kamala Harris. The numbers tell the tale. The ...
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What to Do About the Rebirth of Socialism

Illustration by Hannah Yoest / Shutterstock BY: Matthew ContinettiFebruary 15, 2019 5:00 am "The most important political event of the twentieth century," wrote Irving Kristol in 1976, "is not the crisis of capitalism but the ...
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Trump’s Three Tests

Getty Images BY: Matthew ContinettiFebruary 8, 2019 5:00 am February 2019 is turning out to be a critical month in the presidency of Donald Trump. It may be the critical month. The midterm elections and ...
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