The political party that is forever lecturing Republicans on the need to reform themselves lest they go the way of Tyrannosaurus rex is now in danger of becoming at one with Tyrannosaurus rex. Published February 23, 2021
R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.
Articles by R. Emmett Tyrrell Jr.
Saturday was a good day for the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. The First Amendment has been validated once again, this time by the U.S. Senate. Published February 16, 2021
What did you do Sunday evening? I watched the gaudiest pageant ever performed on television, interspersed with a football game. Published February 9, 2021
The fabulists who are covering President Joe Biden for the mainstream media have spoken. He has gotten off to a flawless start. Published February 2, 2021
If there was one dominant theme to President Joe Biden's Inaugural Address it was "unity." Yet shortly thereafter his rhetoric evaporated in the wintry air and reality intruded. It began with Joe's executive orders. Published January 26, 2021
It is a reflection of the vulgarity and even the criminality now stalking our society that social media, as it is called, cannot extricate itself from this awful question of censorship. Published January 19, 2021
Donald Trump never took advice from anyone. He treated staff horribly, men like Jeff Sessions, Mick Mulvaney and Mark Meadows. He had the best vice president that I have seen in my lifetime. Published January 12, 2021
Linda Greenhouse was once The New York Times' reporter for the U.S. Supreme Court. Now I take it she is in retirement, though she apparently comes out of retirement from time to time to heave bouquets to President-elect Joe Biden. Published January 5, 2021
Over the weekend I came across an article in The Washington Post that, by and large, I actually agreed with. I know you are not going to believe it but hear me out. Published December 29, 2020
It is Christmastime. The citizenry goes out to churches and, if they are lucky, some public places, to be inspired by Nativity scenes Published December 22, 2020
The Washington Post has steadily evolved from being a newspaper edited and written by journalists to being something else. Published December 15, 2020
Can Sleepy Joe Biden save liberalism? Published December 8, 2020
I have been on the fence. Ever since the election on Nov. 3, I have been on the fence. I am prepared to accept the will of the people, and only in the election of 1960 was there evidence of a presidential election being stolen by either party. Published December 1, 2020
You might recall that nine years ago I wrote a book titled "The Death of Liberalism." It was an answer to Sam Tanenhaus' suicidal 2009 book "The Death of Conservatism." Published November 24, 2020
Biden wants end to ‘demonization,’ but where’s his apology for calling Trump and supporters racists?
On Nov. 7, Joe Biden stepped up to the mic somewhere beyond the confines of his basement and solemnly declared "Let this grim era of demonization in America begin to end here and now." Published November 17, 2020
Well, I won again! For the second presidential election in a row I beat out the mainstream media and the pollsters. Published November 10, 2020
Without Tuesday's big story to write about, what am I to do? Well, given the mobs in the streets that have been forming for weeks, I am sure the police will be active. I hope no one is hurt, especially among the police. Published November 3, 2020
I concluded early on that Donald would win in 2016. I conclude in 2020 that he will win again. I say this based on observing the facts. Published October 27, 2020
Two weeks from today we shall know who is to be our next president. Or perhaps we will not know who is to be our next president two weeks from today. It might take three or four weeks. Published October 20, 2020
We are at that stage in the race for the presidency when the Democrats and their allies in the media are fervently courting the most earnest constituency available to them, the Moron Vote. Published October 13, 2020