Victor Davis Hanson

Victor Davis Hanson

Trump victory: A blow to the non-elite elite

From hacked email troves we received a glimpse of the bankrupt values of Washington journalists, lawyers, politicians, lobbyists and wealthy donors. Despite their brand-name Ivy League degrees and 1 percenter resumes, dozens of the highly paid grandees who run our country and shape our news appear petty and spiteful – and clueless about the America that exists beyond their Beltway habitat.

Victor Davis Hanson

War clouds are gathering; a hard rain is going to fall

War does not sleep. Wars often seem to come out of nowhere, as unlikely events ignite long-simmering disputes into global conflagrations. The instigators often are weaker attackers who foolishly assume that more powerful nations wish peace at any cost, and so will not react to opportunistic aggression. Unfortunately, our late-summer calm of 2016 has masked a lot of festering tensions that are now coming to a head – largely due to disengagement by a supposedly tired United States.

Victor Davis Hanson

Trump up, Hillary down, Obama out

This weird election is coming down to just two factors. One, the outcome is largely up to Donald Trump — can he stop self-destructing and assure voters that he is “presidential”? Two, will Hillary Clinton’s scandals, which now have a life of their own, ever cease?

Videos

High water and wind at Skaggs Bridge Park

The full-flowing San Joaquin River has much of the Skaggs Bridge Park under water, north of Kerman on the Fresno and Madera county lines.
John Walker The Fresno Bee
High water and wind at Skaggs Bridge Park 0:38

High water and wind at Skaggs Bridge Park

Worn Poverello House warehouse leaks, in need of repairs 1:31

Worn Poverello House warehouse leaks, in need of repairs

Who's going to replace Fresno Unified School District superintendent Michael Hanson — and when? 1:30

Who's going to replace Fresno Unified School District superintendent Michael Hanson — and when?

What is a ‘Botts Dot’? A field guide to Caltrans’ road markers 1:46

What is a ‘Botts Dot’? A field guide to Caltrans’ road markers