‘Enemy of the Court’ Goes Missing

Editorial of The New York Sun | December 8, 2021

What happened to Senator Whitehouse? After months of complaining, threatening, and bullying from the junior senator of Rhode Island and other liberals about the Supreme Court, President Biden’s commission on the subject just closed up shop. Before it...

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Suspicions Raised After Death of India's Top General, but Not Against America

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
December 8, 2021

After India’s top military man, General Bipin Rawat, was killed today when the Russian-made Mi-17 V5 helicopter in which he was flying went down, some in Delhi instinctively are raising suspicions of foul play as an investigation begins into what...

Manchin Raises Hopes Biden's Big Bill Will Fail

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
December 8, 2021

After listening to Senator Manchin at the WSJ CEO Council yesterday, I believe more than ever that President Biden's extraordinarily costly Green New Deal bill is going to be paused, then paused some more, and then killed next year. Mr. Manchin...

How President Biden Could Upstage Communist China at the Winter Olympics

By LESTER MUNSON, Special to the Sun
December 8, 2021

President Biden has a once in a century opportunity to advance American values and interests and promote human rights and democracy in a profound and global manner. Any of his predecessors would envy his great fortune. He and his administration...

Court Packing Commission Ends With a Whimper

Editorial of The New York Sun
December 7, 2021

Will Democrats’ Supreme Court packing efforts get a second wind after doubts about the court’s “legitimacy” emerged in last week’s hearing over the Mississippi abortion law? That’s the question as President Biden’s commission to study Supreme Court...

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As Communist China Waxes, America Comes Down With a Case of Self-Hate

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
December 7, 2021

A vacuum was created 30 years ago by the peaceful collapse of both the Imperial Russian state constructed over centuries from Peter the Great to Stalin, and the Bolshevik dictatorship of the Soviet Union that was purporting to perfect Marxism and...

Israel’s Gantz Due To Meet Blinken, Austin Amid Covert War Against Iran

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
December 6, 2021

Israel’s defense minister, Benny Gantz, will meet Thursday with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Secretary of State Blinken. Today, Israel’s Mossad chief, David Barnea, met with his CIA counterpart, William Burns. Can they synchronize American and...

Macron Might Be Favored in the French Election, But Keep a Weather Eye Out for Eric Zemmour — a Lot Can Happen

By MICHEL GURFINKIEL, Special to the Sun
December 3, 2021

Will Emmanuel Macron, the incumbent left of center president of France, be reelected for five years? If opinion polls are to be believed, yes, though a lot can yet happen, including a surprise from the astonishing right-winger, Eric Zemmour. France’s...

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Pearl Harbor: The Echoes of Infamy

Editorial of The New York Sun
December 7, 2021

President Biden today warned Russian strongman President Putin against invading Ukraine, press accounts say. The telephone parley falls 80 years after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, adding a frisson of historical resonance, even if it’s merely...

God, Abortion, and the Court 

Editorial of The New York Sun
December 6, 2021

The more we reflect on the Supreme Court’s hearing in respect of Mississippi’s abortion law, the more we are struck that the news is not so much in Associate Justice Sotomayor’s use of the s-word, as in “stench,” but rather more the r-word, as in...

Robert Dole

Editorial of The New York Sun
December 5, 2021

Senator Robert Dole of Kansas, who died today at age 98, served in World War II as an officer of the 10th Mountain Division. He was almost left for dead on a battlefield in Italy — so badly wounded that he didn’t know whether he had arms. Yet he...

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How Bob Dole Would Have Loved the Fight To Save America From Biden’s Socialist Spending Bill

By LAWRENCE KUDLOW, Special to the Sun
December 6, 2021

Let me begin by paying homage to the late Robert Dole, who passed away yesterday. He was 98 years old. I knew him well. I have many stories about Dole, with his incisive questions about policy issues, his acerbic but hilarious sense of humor, and his...

De Blasio Vaccine Mandate Could Be Opening Shot in Governor’s Race

By J.V. BENNETT, Special to the Sun
December 6, 2021

The way to look at Mayor de Blasio’s proposed vaccine mandate for the Big Apple’s private sector is as an omen — that he’s going to enter the gubernatorial race. After all, with national vaccine mandates proposed by President Biden on hold in court...

Collapse of Northern Republicans Is Marked by Refusal of Charlie Baker To Seek Third Term as Bay State Governor

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
December 6, 2021

Governor Charlie Baker of Massachusetts and his lieutenant governor, Karyn Polito, announced this month that they would not seek re-election in 2022. It’s another nail in the coffin of moderate Northeastern Republicanism. That used to be a...