national review

Symmetry is what Americans believe leads to mutual respect and, with it, stability and peace. Asymmetry leads only to pent-up anger, contempt, frustration, furor — and conflict.

International disequilibrium in trade, religious freedoms, immigration — plenty of Americans are fed up.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan under way in the South China Sea, August 2018.

Without sufficient hard power, the use of sanctions and other tools could result in increased threats to the homeland.

The people to whom Democrats condescend express similar feelings about Sarah Palin and Donald Trump, who are lionized for standing up to that condescension.

Of course the Democrats are still mad for Beto: He is who they are.

Voters stand in line at a polling place in Durham, N.H., November 6, 2018.

People get to decide for themselves what their interests are. This includes African Americans and poor whites.

In this conflict, one side believes it is not only not fair but also not allowable that it lacks the necessary power to make us all equal — but equal only in the eyes of a self-anointed elite.

Destroying the Constitution and seeking state-mandated equality of result.