Recent Articles by Charles Krauthammer
Published: Saturday, July 23, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
The main purpose of the modern political convention is to produce four days of televised propaganda. The subsidiary function, now that nominees are invariably chosen in advance, is structural: Unify the party b...
Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
"The most significant reinforcement of our collective defense any time since the Cold War," President Obama called it. A bit of an exaggeration, perhaps, but it was still an achievement.
Published: Saturday, July 9, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
James Comey summed up Hillary Clinton's behavior as "extremely careless." How is that not gross negligence?
Published: Saturday, July 2, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Talk about a great idea executed badly. In seeking a newly sovereign United Kingdom, the Brits might well find themselves having produced a little England.
Published: Saturday, June 25, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Spouting emptiness is tempting when you have the impossible task of running as the de facto incumbent in a ragingly "change" year. Clinton is trapped by circumstance.
Published: Saturday, June 18, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Hillary Clinton is a lousy campaigner but her machine is infinitely larger and more skilled than any of Trump's 16 GOP competitors. More riskily, Trump is now going toe-to-toe with a sitting president.
Published: Saturday, June 11, 2016 10:42 pm MDT
So whom do the Republicans put up? They had 17 candidates. Any of a dozen could have taken down the near-fatally weak Clinton, unloved, untrusted, living under the shadow of an FBI investigation.
Published: Saturday, June 4, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Part of Bernie Sanders' charm is that for all of his arm-waving jeremiads, he appears unthreatening. He's the weird old uncle in the attic, Larry David's crazy Bernie. Who can be afraid of a candidate so irasci...
Published: Saturday, May 28, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
How do you distinguish a foreign policy "idealist" from a "realist," an optimist from a pessimist? Ask one question: Do you believe in the arrow of history? Or to put it another way, do you think history is cyc...
Published: Saturday, May 21, 2016 6:00 pm MDT
Among the abundant ironies of this election cycle, there is this: We are now in the eighth year of the most liberal administration since Lyndon Johnson's.