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

Where He Found Us

‘He meets us on our own terms because we cannot meet Him on His.’

The Missed Opportunity of George W. Bush’s ‘Ownership Society’

His model of reform was the right one, even if no one listened to him.

We Don’t Have a Wealth Problem. We Have a Math Problem.

The U.S. has enough money to do what it wants to do. But x is always less than 1.5x.

Why ‘Dollarize’?

Argentina embraces a gimmick.


Private security screening isn’t the problem with our airports, it’s merely a response to those problems.

It Isn’t About Kamala Harris

The vice president is not why Democrats aren’t dumping Joe Biden.

George Santos, the Most Novel Con of All

The expelled congressman highlights the devolution of the Republican Party.

  • World

Why Henry Kissinger Will Never Be Forgiven

He helped America win the fight against communism.

Yuppies, Up for Grabs

Republicans have long alienated suburban professionals. Democrats are now doing the same.

Calling All Roundheads

The case for congressional superiority.