Tagged: mark steyn

“If you seek our monument, look in the hole”

I devoured Mark Steyn’s After America: Get Ready for Armageddon within a few days of its release.  If you couldn’t tell, I’m a bit of a declinist, so I tend to nod right along...

Marginalizing extremists, at home and abroad

The trouble with folks like Mark Steyn is that all their clamor about Europe being swept away in a tide of hostile immigrants obscures the very real problem of assimilating new arrivals. Steyn, for...

Don’t Take Your Guns to Town

Scott’s long and deeply-felt reflection on American gun culture is worth reading in full, and I certainly understand why an outsider would find our collective infatuation with things that go ‘boom’ baffling or even...

The Myth of Europeanism

One thing that has long baffled me has been the idea on the American Right that Europe is some kind of socialist hell-hole that borders on Communist.  The thrust of the argument always seems...