Of Pothole Countries And The Sh**hole, That Ill-Begotten Epithet

op-ed | David Landau
urban decay Detroit Shutterstock/alisafarov

In the 2016 election campaign, Trump said portions of the United States were a third-world country

The Frenzied Last Act Of The Watergate Brigade

Opinion | David Landau
Robert Mueller (Getty Images)

We are heading toward a show trial that could permanently damage our republic.

Who's Taping Now?

Opinion | David Landau
Donald Trump, Barack Obama (Getty Images)

Thee wiretap is a standard accoutrement of the modern presidency.

How Dictators And Dummies Get Started

Opinion | David Landau

Dictators do not start out by suppressing media. They only do that as mature actors.

Dividing The Union, Then And Now

Opinion | David Landau

The activists are running on fumes.

The New McCarthyites

Opinion | David Landau

Blaming the Russians for our election result is nonsensical.

On Recounts And The Worms Of Corruptions

Opinion | David Landau
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks while being honored during the Children's Defense Fund's Beat the Odds Celebration at the Newseum November 16, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The proposed recount is a scam.

The Potemkin Presidency: What Obama And Hillary Are Preparing For America

Opinion | David Landau
U.S. Marine Corps General Kelly attends a news conference after a meeting with ministers in Guatemala's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemala City

Why did Obama denounce Trump from the White House podium?

The Private Lives Of Dinosaurs: Does Bill Want President Hillary?

Opinion | David Landau
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former President Bill Clinton. (REUTERS/Adrees)

In some part of himself, Bill Clinton does not want Hillary for president.

Obama's White House Turns Defense Policy Upside Down

Opinion | David Landau
President Barack Obama leaves with U.S. Defense Secretary Carter after delivering a statement on the counter-Islamic State campaign at the Pentagon in Washington

Nowadays, the president and his predilections come first — the facts are made to follow.

When Is A Genocide Not A Genocide?

Opinion | David Landau

Above all, the ministry wants a guilty verdict on the genocide charge. In that quest, it will have the support of the State Department.

The Cuban Embargo Was Never Meant To Cause Regime Change

Opinion | David Landau
Cuba's President Raul Castro attends a meeting of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) leaders summit at the Revolution Palace in Havana

Will Raul Castro run off with new U.S. investment dollars? We can’t be sure.

How The Obama Administration Is Undermining Guatemalan Stability And Promoting Illegal Immigration

Opinion | David Landau

‘Human rights groups’ are rarely what they seem.

The ghost of Neville Chamberlain

Opinion | David Landau

At the Obama administration’s invitation, Putin steps into the role of Mussolini at Munich.

History and its facsimiles

Opinion | David Landau

Edward Snowden’s ordeal has brought back memories of my run-in with Daniel Ellsberg.

The Lincolns among us

Opinion | David Landau

Our 16th president, who’s just returned to the big screen, is still a commanding presence among us.

On feminists and prostitutes

Opinion | David Landau

The sex scandals of 2012 revealed an enormous rancor toward prostitutes on the part of feminists and their media allies.

Knowledge be damned: Rice, Obama and the uses of history

Opinion | David Landau

In a 2008 interview, Susan Rice said that JFK’s disastrous 1961 meeting with Nikita Khrushchev was actually a huge success.

Leading by rumor: The great jackery of 2012

Opinion | David Landau

The confusion over the Benghazi terrorist attack is evidence of the tremendous power of rumors in modern society.