Wanderland

Every Monday morning, Kevin D. Williamson reports—as only he can—on American life, politics, and culture from coast to coast.

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Where He Found Us

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

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.

Let Me Be CLEAR

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

George Santos, the Most Novel Con of All

The expelled congressman highlights the devolution of the Republican Party.

Calling All Roundheads

The case for congressional superiority.

On Morality and Restraint

‘Israel’s campaign isn’t a police action to arrest criminals—it is war.’

Jacobins, Y’all

A dispatch from the Texas Nationalist Movement confab in Waco.

Israel’s Job Right Now Is to Fight, Not to Be Admired by American Journalists

Plus: Atheism needs better defenders.

Three Ways of Looking at Mike Johnson

Are Republicans trying to force normal conservatives away from the party?

Fatigue Is a Political Strategy

And ‘Buy American’ isn’t much of a strategy at all.

Left Behind by History

To forget can be a blessing.

How to Solve a Problem Like the Problem Solvers Caucus

Plus: Some brief thoughts on the tragic invasion of Israel.

Subprime Donny

‘I paid them back’ is not a defense when it comes to defrauding banks.

Comedy With No Sense of Humor

Underdog stories are a reliable path to wealth and fame—and all too easy to make up.

Politics of Principle, Politics of Power

And what happens when you forgo the former for the latter.

‘Dispossessed of Their Pathetic Livelihoods’ 

On Sen. Josh Hawley’s plan to ‘save’ low-wage jobs from artificial intelligence.