Kevin D. Williamson

Kevin D. Williamson is national correspondent at The Dispatch and is based in Dallas. 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. 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

The No-Values Party

The modern Republican Party has no principles, but plenty of contradictions and incoherence.

To Address Shootings, Do the Work

The government has tools to fight violent crime involving firearms.

The Whited Sepulcher

On the supposed heroism of Mike Pence.

In Defense of Disenfranchisement

People who demonstrate utter contempt for the law should not be making laws.

Kevin Williamson Moderates the GOP Debate

And the atmosphere is electric.

The Assassins’ Creed

You can treat the internet like it’s make-believe, but there are real-world consequences.

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Even ‘We the People’ need checks and accountability.

The New Right Discovers … Socialized Medicine?

Turning to a proven failure such as the NHS model for purely emotional reasons is childish.

Born Rich

It’s not just about money.

The Perils of Activist Journalism

There’s a vast gulf between reporting and campaigning.