American Federalist Journal
Friday - October 23, 2020


Trump in North Carolina: The Perils of Going Off Script
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The president didn't mean what it sounded like he meant regarding U.S. marshals' shooting of Michael Reinoehl. ...



The Disinterested Court We Seek
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

In place of disinterestedness, the Left would have interestedness and interest-group politics - racial, sexual, economic, ...



Fatherless Households: A National Crisis
Larry Elder  Tweet

In a recent television appearance, I discussed my appointment to a presidential commission called "The Social Status of Black Men and Black ...



The Hunter Emails
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

A corrupt Ukraine firm reportedly got direct access to then-vice president Joe Biden through his ...



Barrett, Obamacare, and Severability . . . Again
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

Democrats don't have much chance of derailing Barrett's nomination, so they might as well use the high-profile hearings to ...



The Goat Rodeo
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The Barrett-confirmation circus has shown the Democrats involved to be at least as bonkers and untrustworthy as the ...



Conservative Answers for Poverty
Star Parker  Tweet

The Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Amy Coney Barrett provide a fitting warmup act to the presidential election that will follow in a few ...



The Fragments of a Civilization
Victor Davis Hanson  Tweet

Government crimes and coverups, a corrupt media, a candidate hiding and lying to the public, and plans to undo the foundations of the ...



We've Got Amy's Back
Rich Lowry  Tweet

This moment is what we're here ...



The Question Biden Won't Answer
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

Court-packing is one of a number of ways in which Democrats hope to establish long-term one-party rule. Their nominee's silence about it speaks ...



Yes, Hillary Clinton Orchestrated the Russia-Collusion Farce
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The Clinton campaign dreamed up, paid for, and peddled the Trump-Russia collusion ...



No Durham Report or Indictments before Election Day
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The Justice Department's decision does not mean there will be no more "Russiagate" ...



Far-Fetched Dreams of a Trump Landslide
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The story of Donald Trump's underground landslide is not serious analysis - it is wishful thinking for fun and ...



Less Than a Month To Go
Erick Erickson  Tweet

In 2016, I was convinced Hillary Clinton would ...



Why Biden and Harris Refuse to Give an Answer about Court-Packing
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

They know the media won't make them -- and they need to hide their radical agenda. ...



Trump Contracts COVID-19; What Happened to Compassion?
Larry Elder  Tweet

During the Barack Obama administration, the country faced the H1N1 virus, or swine ...



Trump's Trade-Deficit Failure
Kevin D. Williamson  Tweet

The president must be judged on his own terms, however wrongheaded they are - and found ...



New Files Highlight Brennan's Role Promoting Clinton's Russia Collusion Narrative
Andrew C. McCarthy  Tweet

The CIA was not seeking an FBI probe of Clinton; rather, it was pushing an investigation of Trump consistent with her baseless ...