Chronicles Magazine REVIEWS

The Timorous Intellectuals

David Brock, scourge of Anita Hill and Bill Clinton, the young man who gave new meaning and currency to the phrase “Arkansas state trooper,” has made a second career of repenting of his years in the conservative movement.

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    This Is Conservatism?

    There are two fictions that most American conservatives have taken to heart. First, that the Republican Party stands for conservative ideas and principles; second, that there has been a conservative renaissance in the last several decades, a...

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    Words Like Quartz

    If even a rough correspondence between poetic accomplishment and public reputation existed in America today, R.S. Gwynn would be one of our most widely read and highly honored poets.

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  • IN THE DARK

    Belief Suspended

    I first read H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine when I was 12 years old. At the time, I had no way of knowing I was turning the pages of a socialist’s sour allegory of Darwinian capitalism and its unintended consequences.

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