Kevin D. Williamson

Kevin D. Williamson is national correspondent at The Dispatch and is based in Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2022, he spent 15 years as a writer and editor at National Review, worked as the theater critic at the New Criterion, and had a long career in local newspapers. He is also a writer in residence at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. When Kevin is not reporting on the world outside Washington for his Wanderland newsletter, you can find him at the rifle range or reading a book about literally almost anything other than politics.

Kevin D. Williamson

Marjorie Taylor Greene Is No Neville Chamberlain

Stop with the needless insults.

Caitlin Clark’s Salary Isn’t an Injustice

It’s the economic reality of playing in front of 4,067 people in Indianapolis.

The Rise of the MAGA Democrat

More unseriousness about serious things.

More Wealth-Tax Madness

Why fiscal policy is best left to municipalities.

Trump’s Toxic Touch

Even his relatively moderate positions are ultimately grotesque.

‘There Shall Be None to Make Him Afraid’

Heretics, trolls, and the defects of illiberal religious politics.

The Empresario

Beyoncé should make a country album.

Biden’s Losing the Vibe War

Will American politics stay weird?

What Happens in Vegas Doesn’t Stay in Vegas

On the corrupting effects of gambling.

Applying a Counterinsurgency Strategy to the Drug Problem

A Washington state congressional candidate takes lessons from Iraq.