Victor Davis Hanson, PJ Media

Victor Davis Hanson

PJ Media

Stanford, CA, United States

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Recent:
  • PJ Media
Past:
  • The Daily Signal
  • National Review
  • City Journal
  • Hoover Institution
  • HNN
  • The Washington Times
  • The Fresno Bee
  • CNBC

Recent articles by Victor Davis:

Why We Lost Trust in the Expert Class

For years, European policymakers had assured the world that the relatively rapid “transition” to “green” energy was the world’s preordained future — regardless of t... → Read More

The Ukrainian Verdun

Five months after Russia invaded Ukraine, the war is now reduced to one of attrition. The current dirty, grinding slog is fought mostly with artillery and rockets. Everything from Ukraine’s shop... → Read More

The Left Should Be Happy With Biden

The Left should be ecstatic that President Joe Biden has given them everything they wanted. The Left likes inflation. It reduces the value of old money by printing lots of new money. Those richer who... → Read More

Gavin Newsom's Weird Idea of 'Freedom'

In a run-up to what is likely to be a 2024 presidential bid, California Governor Gavin Newsom hit upon the bizarre idea of boasting in commercials that California is America’s true “free&#... → Read More

The Disappearing American?

“Help wanted” and “Now hiring” signs are everywhere. Flights, construction projects, and healthcare services are delayed – or unavailable – due to labor shortages.... → Read More

The Cry-Baby Leftist Mind

Modern progressives assume moral and intellectual authority. Consequently, their supposedly superior ends naturally justify almost any means necessary to achieve them.... → Read More

Why the Left Will Cut Biden Loose

Republican pundits and conservative activists are debating whether they can win in 2024 with the successful Trump agenda, but without the controversial former President Donald Trump as their nominee.... → Read More

What the January 6 Committee Might Have Been

Congress should investigate fully the January 6 riot at the Capitol—and similar recent riots at iconic federal sites. But unfortunately, it never will. Why not?... → Read More

The Subordinate Citizen

I recently led a group of about 100 citizens to tour Israel for nearly two weeks. Before returning to the United States, all participants had to indicate their vaccination status and take a COVID-19 t... → Read More

Trumpology

Former President Donald Trump has signaled he will announce his presidential intentions after the November midterm elections. Yet his record of endorsements is quite mixed. By the sheer numbers of win... → Read More

A Cabinency of Dunces

As the nation sinks inexplicably into self-created crisis after crisis, debate rages whether President Joe Biden is incompetent, mean-spirited, or an ideologue who feels the country’s mess is hi... → Read More

Is Biden's 'Success' Our Mess?

If an administration deliberately wished to cause havoc on the border, to ensure fuel was nearly unaffordable, to create a crime wave, to spark 1970s hyperinflation, and to rekindle racial tensions, w... → Read More

Imagine the Unimaginable

Americans are now entering uncharted, revolutionary territory. They may witness things over the next five months that once would have seemed unimaginable. Until the Ukrainian conflict, we had never wi... → Read More

Losing the People? Then Change the Rules

Court packing — the attempt to enlarge the size of the Supreme Court for short-term political purposes — used to be a dirty word in the history of American jurisprudence.... → Read More

Tearing Down the Silicon Valley Wall

Elon Musk has finally managed to buy Twitter. And the moment he did, the enraged Left flipped out. Abruptly leftists began trashing their favorite electronic communications platform as the domain of t... → Read More

How America Became La La Land

America these last 14 months resembles a dystopia. It is becoming partly the world of George Orwell’s Nineteen Eighty-Four, and partly the poet Homer’s land of the Lotus-Eaters.... → Read More

Loose Nuke Talk

Americans, like the planet’s other 7.5 billion people, are not prone to talk or think much about nuclear weapons. Of course, some of us are old enough to remember how “mutually assured des... → Read More

Can Ukraine Ever Win?

Even a truncated Russian Federation has four times the pre-war population of Ukraine. It enjoys well over 10 times the Ukrainian gross domestic product. Russia covers almost 30 times Ukraine’s a... → Read More

History Should Be Our Guide in Ukraine

That Ukraine is morally in the right and certainly deserves Western help does not mean that all Russians should be demonized. → Read More

History Should Be Our Guide in Ukraine

There are several historical referents we should keep in mind about the Ukraine war. First, no-fly zones. Lots of Westerners are calling for NATO aircraft to establish a no-fly zone above Ukraine to s... → Read More