The Latest Issue of NR
February 5, 2018

$6.00

The Latest Issue of NR
February 5, 2018

$6.00

ARTICLES

14 THINGS TO DO IN D.C. BEFORE YOU DIE by Ramesh Ponnuru
A Republican agenda for 2018.

15 THE BERNIECRATS REGROUP by Jim Geraghty
And look to 2020.

17 MASSES VS. MULLAHS by Ray Takeyh
Iran’s rulers are losing their last group of supporters.

19 WHERE THE JOBS ARE by Michael Hendrix
In larger metro areas, wages and the demand for workers are rising.

21 WHEN PUTIN INVADES THE BALTICS by Jerry Hendrix
NATO must secure access to Gdansk.

22 ROBESPIERRE IN HOLLYWOOD by Kyle Smith
The post-weinstein revolution has reached its terror phase.

FEATURES

27 THE MANY WARS OF DONALD TRUMP by Victor Davis Hanson
A strategic evaluation.

30 WHO WAS STEVE BANNON? by Kevin D. Williamson
And will his parade go on?

BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS

35 LIBERALISM’S FAILURE — AND ITS SUCCESS
David French reviews Why Liberalism Failed, by Patrick J. Deneen.

36 MORE THAN IDEOLOGY
Katherine Howell reviews Republican Character: From Nixon to Reagan, by Donald Critchlow.

38 THE MIND OF A FOUNDER
Jay Cost reviews The Three Lives of James Madison: Genius, Partisan, President, by Noah Feldman.

39 A TECHNOLOGICAL D-DAY
Arthur Herman reviews The Quantum Spy, by David Ignatius.

41 ON THE FRONTIER
Dedra McDonald Birzer reviews Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder, by Caroline Fraser.

43 THAT OLD WEIRD AMERICA
Ross Douthat reviews I, Tonya and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

SECTIONS

2 Letters to the Editor
4 The Week
33 Athwart . . . . . . . . . . . . . James Lileks
34 The Long View . . . . . . . . Rob Long
41 Poetry . . . . . . . . . . . . . Jennifer Reeser
44 Happy Warrior . . . . . . Heather Wilhelm