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Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Second World Wars: How the First Global Conflict Was Fought and Won,” from Basic Books. You can reach him by e-mailing [email protected]. His columns appears Sundays in the Review-Journal.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Never let a plague go to waste

During America’s first-ever national lockdown, thousands of unelected bureaucrats, as well as federal and state governments, assumed enormous powers not usually accorded to them.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Will the madness of 2020 last?

The American people are slowly regaining their senses after the epidemic of mass hysteria that gripped the nation last year.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: How much ruin do we have left?

As Americans know from their own illustrious history, any nation’s well-being hinges on only a few factors. Its prosperity, freedom and overall stability depend on its constitutional and political stability. A secure currency and financial order are also essential, as is a strong military.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: How to start a war

Biden would do well to remember old American diplomatic adages about speaking softly while carrying a big stick.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: Wealthy and woke

Wokeness is not really about fairness for minorities, the oppressed and the poor, past or present.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON: We have lost an American genius

Limbaugh was hated by the left because he was deadly effective in fighting them, and he was feared at times by the Republican establishment — because he could also be deadly effective in fighting it.

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