Jonathan S. Tobin
Jonathan S. Tobin
Jonathan S. Tobin
Jonathan S. Tobin is a contributor to National Review Online. Follow him on Twitter at: @jonathans_Tobin.
Why Chris Christie Finally Crossed The Line From Populism Into Arrogance

Gov. Chris Christie’s ability to rise above controversy is at an end. Therein hangs a lesson for all politicians about the difference between populism and arrogance.

Non-Citizens May Dislike Him, But Trump’s Still The Leader Of The Free World

Pew polling indicates that the free world may not love him. But so long as he’s sitting in the Oval Office, Donald Trump will remain its leader.

Why Democrats Should Think Twice Before Seeking To End Gerrymandering

The biggest current winners of a practice nearly as old as the republic are black and Hispanic members of Congress. Do Democrats want to reduce their numbers?

How The Nanny State May Soon Destroy Fans’ View Of Baseball Games

The Mets announced they will extend field nets to the camera wells beyond the dugouts. That will both shield far more spectators while reducing the value of many more seats.

What We Can Learn From Israel’s ‘Last Secret’ Of The Six Day War

In 1967, Israel faced the looming threat of attack. Those who treat its security as an afterthought would do well to think back on that conflict.

President Trump’s Welcome To President El-Sisi Embraces Egypt’s Lesser Evil

Embracing a dictator fits into the Left’s authoritarian narrative about the president, but supporting the army in Egypt is America’s only rational choice.

How The Yemen Strike Might Indicate Trump’s Military Competence

The notion that Trump was at fault for a Navy SEAL’s death—any more than those who died on Obama’s watch are his fault—doesn’t stand up to scrutiny.

Anti-Semitism Is Real, But The Sudden Concern Over It Is Fake News

The United Nations has never been an advocate for Israel. That means its lecture to the U.S. on anti-Semitism is more than a little hypocritical.

If Democrats Aren’t Careful, Russia Could Become Their Benghazi

Democrats who want to explore alleged ties between Trump and the Putin regime should be careful: this could become their own Benghazi obsession.