Opening
7 Minutes

The Death of The Weekly Standard

The real problem holding back the American Right is its leaders who think there is no problem but for Donald Trump.

Response
6 Minutes

A Partial Defense of The Weekly Standard

At least TWS made arguments. At most, it made writers.

Response
5 Minutes

Mugged by Hyperreality

Conservatives are learning the hard way they can’t defend the American regime without defending the American state.

Response
3 Minutes

The Squandering of the Standard

Its team of gifted writers was finally squandered on a vendetta against a party that had moved on.

Feature

Opening

The Death of The Weekly Standard

It was a strange death. Some called it murder. Others, suicide. Either way, it was sudden and messy. Like many friends and colleagues, I remember subscribing to The Weekly Standard at its start. Its history is that of the modern conservative movement. How one interprets its end serves as a Rorschach test for how one…