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Ben Domenech

Ben Domenech is an editor-at-large of The Spectator World. He is also a Fox News contributor and writes the Transom newsletter on Substack.

Education

Biden’s unforgivable student loan authoritarianism

The president doubles down on a fundamentally anti-democratic approach to governance

By Ben Domenech

Culture

Shane Gillis is going places

He’s perhaps the greatest rising comedian, a beer drinker who understands Trump’s appeal

By Ben Domenech

Campaign 2022

Mitch McConnell isn’t going anywhere

Another class of conservative candidates is bowing to his leadership — and money

By Ben Domenech

Television

The quiet end of the Golden Age of television

The Better Call Saul finale wraps up an era

By Ben Domenech

Politics

A GOP of Trump’s choosing?

The same activist and business forces that have determined the policy priorities of the right for decades remain in place

By Ben Domenech

Campaign 2022

Will Dobbs create a blue wave to match the red one?

Inexperienced GOP candidates plus renewed Democratic enthusiasm has some worried

By Ben Domenech

Film

Louis’s comebaC.K.

The canceled comedian has directed a new movie

By Ben Domenech

Politics

NATO vote shows conservatives are getting it right

Contra Josh Hawley, admitting Finland and Sweden is ‘America First’

By Ben Domenech

Campaign 2022

Republicans want populism but how much?

Tuesday’s primaries paint a more complicated picture than is sometimes assumed

By Ben Domenech

Politics

Why the pro-abortion left won in Kansas

Pro-lifers will have to adapt their language to state-level fights

By Ben Domenech

Politics

Dobbs has changed America forever

Abortion once scrambled the country’s politics. It will do so again

By Ben Domenech

COVID

Trump’s pandemic failures will haunt his 2024 bid

When Covid came, he caved like a weakling to the forces of bureaucracy

By Ben Domenech

International

Why expanding NATO is an America First idea

Finland and Sweden aren’t trying to exploit Western largesse

By Ben Domenech

Politics

The media’s Glenn Youngkin rope-a-dope

They’ll turn on him the second he’s a viable presidential candidate

By Ben Domenech

Culture

Who will stand for free speech?

The forces of cancellation require confrontation

By Ben Domenech

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