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One Free Shave Is the Tradition For President Biden

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
January 23, 2021

Some have been more vociferous in their criticism of Joe Biden than I have, but few have been more consistent. I’ve never forgiven him for what he did to my friend Robert Bork in 1987, a great man who would have been an outstanding Supreme Court...

To the New President, Godspeed, Up To a Point

Editorial of The New York Sun
January 21, 2021

As President Biden, harnessed to the Constitution, sets out on his presidency, we find ourselves mulling the idea of unity. The new president made unity the theme of his eloquent inaugural. The word appears nine times in his speech. The concept is...

The Pelosi-Clinton Treason Commission

Editorial of The New York Sun
January 19, 2021

For a glimpse of where the Democrats are headed as President Trump departs the White House, one could do worse than the podcast in which Secretary Hillary Clinton interviews Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Their podcast, called “You and Me Both,” is up on the...

On One Big Issue Americans Unite: Press Has Failed

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
January 18, 2021

Concerned about deep political divisions ripping apart the United States? Relax — there’s at least one issue on which there’s an emerging consensus across the political spectrum. That is that the press has failed. President Trump, in his remarks on...

Johnson’s Days Look Numbered Unless He Can End Lockdowns

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
January 18, 2021

Is it time to be canvassing for the next leader to take up the conservative banner? Americans are already maneuvering over who will carry the GOP banner in the next presidential contest in 2024. The query is no less pertinent to members of the...

FOREIGN ›

Trump UN Envoy Cancels Visit To Free China

Bows To Impending Transition to Biden Administration

By BENNY AVNI, Special to the Sun
January 12, 2021

The State Department announced today the cancelation of international travel to all diplomats, citing the ongoing transition to the incoming Biden administration. Too bad, at least for friends of Free China. Hours earlier America’s ambassador to the...

Can Nigel Farage Reform the Tories After Brexit?

By STEPHEN MacLEAN, Special to the Sun
January 11, 2021

No one will accuse Nigel Farage of letting the grass grow under his feet. Now that the United Kingdom is free from subservience to the European Union, a fact of independence largely due to Mr. Farage, the leader of the Brexit movement is taking the...

In Fear of Iran, Arabs Bring Qatar In From the Cold

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

How can America top its success helping Arab countries make peace with Israel? Well, witness Tuesday’s Gulf Cooperation Council summit in Riyadh. Although details are murky, a new pact opens sea, land, and air borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar...

EDITORIALS ›

Impeachment II: The Rush to Judgment

Editorial of The New York Sun
January 13, 2021

The House’s rush to judgment in impeaching President Trump a second time is one of the most shocking things we’ve seen in a long newspaper life. The lower chamber voted out against the President a count of incitement — without sifting the evidence or...

Let Us All Be Careful What We Wish For

Editorial of The New York Sun
January 12, 2021

The wisest advice we’ve heard for President-elect Biden is that offered today by President Trump — “Be careful what you wish for.” The President was speaking from Texas, where he went to visit, and to sign, the border wall that was a promise of his 2016 campaign. At one point, he belittled the danger to him of the 25th Amendment, via which the Democrats want to sideline him for the final days of his term.

Could Citizen Trump Be Impeached?

Editorial of The New York Sun
January 11, 2021

The idea that the Senate can wait until after President Trump leaves office to try him on any articles of impeachment from the House is the latest gambit of the Democrats. We understand that scholars differ on whether that would be constitutionally...

NATIONAL ›

U.S. Set To Test How Much Ruin Nation Can Take

By CONRAD BLACK, Special to the Sun
January 15, 2021

Assertions that 2020 was a crazy year are literally true. It is clear that we should never have listened to, or at least taken seriously, the advice of public-health experts to shut down the economy of the Western world in order to “flatten the...

Intra-Party Feud Of the Democrats Is the Key Battle

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
January 11, 2021

The Presidential Inaugural Committee recently announced “America United” as the inaugural theme. The “political divisions seeking to tear us apart” mentioned in the press release might seem at first glance to be those between Democrats and...

Georgia Runoffs Emerge as Test of Healthcare Issue

By IRA STOLL, Special to the Sun
December 21, 2020

The January 5 runoff elections in Georgia that will determine control of the Senate are shaping up as a test of how the health care issue works politically for the Democrats. It’s not so much the coronavirus response that Democratic candidates are...