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

Staying Safe: Try That in a Small Town

The crime rate in an undersized municipality often isn’t what most expect.

Let Them Eat Yellowcake

If Iran is going to help Russia destroy the world’s food supplies, then let Iran pay the price for it.

I, the Jury

Why ‘credibly accused’ is usually an uncredible accusation.

Self-Abasing Gestures and Canine Loyalties

Barbie is Kevin's kind of conservative.

Our Imperial City of Marble

The political grandiosity of Washington, D.C.

A Wealth of Imbecility

The Constitution doesn't confuse imaginary and realized incomes.

Process Over Outcomes

The Supreme Court’s upcoming Second Amendment case is just as much about due process.

Truth or Consequentialism

What exactly are Supreme Court justices asked to do?

Powerball Politics

Too many in Washington want to ignore the price of risk or wrangle with costs and trade-offs.

Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Has the Wrong Job

She leans into political rhetoric when the law doesn’t take her side.