The Latest Issue of NR
May 1, 2017

$5.00

The Latest Issue of NR
May 1, 2017

$5.00

ARTICLES

14 THE GORSUCH TRIUMPH by Ramesh Ponnuru
And how to repeat it.

16 ENJOY THE SILENCE by Kevin D. Williamson
Hunters have hope for the Hearing Protection Act.

18 GIRL, MISPLACED by Jay Nordlinger
A tale of two sculptures.

 

FEATURES

23 WHO’S THE DENIER NOW? by Oren Cass
Climate apocalypticism ignores the science.

26 HOW TO USE A MAJORITY by Luke Thompson
It’s time for the G.O.P. to step into the sun.

30 THE CASE FOR TAX REFORM by Alan Cole
Cutting rates isn’t enough.

 

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

35 TEAMS OF WARRIORS
Max Boot reviews Oppose Any Foe: The Rise of America’s Special Operations Forces, by Mark Moyar.

36 IMMOBILITY IN AMERICA
David French reviews The Complacent Class: The Self-Defeating Quest for the American Dream, by Tyler Cowen.

38 THE WORD AND ITS WORDS
Nicholas Frankovich reviews The Face of Water: A Translator on Beauty and Meaning in the Bible, by Sarah Ruden.

40 GENERATIONAL WARFARE
Mackubin Thomas Owens reviews Preparing for War: The Emergence of the Modern U.S. Army, 1815–1917, by J. P. Clark.

42 DIGGING POLITICS
John J. Miller reviews The Lost City of the Monkey God: A True Story, by Douglas Preston.

43 FEAR OF A WHITE VILLAGE
Ross Douthat reviews Get Out.

 

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
33 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
34 The Long View . . . . . . Rob Long
37 Poetry . . . . . . . . William W. Runyeon
44 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Daniel Foster