The Man Who Spits on Patriots’ Graves

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 8, 1999 Anyone raised in Catholic schools at mid-century often heard the term “invincible ignorance.” Nuns used it to describe those benighted souls who lacked mental competence to grasp the truth. Whenever I read a column by Ed Koch, the old phrase comes to mind. Koch recently cited as […]

No Deals — Get on With the Trial

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 5, 1999 In the weeks since the House voted to impeach Bill Clinton for high crimes, more than a few senators have been casting about for some way to evade their constitutional duty to conduct a trial. Republicans have been shaken by the public reaction to the House vote. […]

Our Self-Selecting Elite

by Patrick J. Buchanan – January 1, 1999 Is the Ivy League the last acceptable bastion of prejudice in America? That seems a not unfair question, given the reaction to a recent column of this writer. That column, based on a piece by political activist Ron Unz, noted that the ethnic composition of Harvard’s student […]