victor davis hanson

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.

History is replete with leaders who wish to perpetuate the status quo and to manage supposed permanent decline, but less frequently witnesses a few successful “great again” reformers.

Does ‘Make X Great Again’ Ever Happen in History?

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.

Tombstones at the World War One Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery and Memorial near Verdun, France.

The 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month — 100 years ago