The blockbuster fantasy has become a big movie—and a bigger problem.
The author agreed to publish three novels in one year—and then things got weird.
Erick Erickson built his career on stoking populist rage. But now the man who steers the Tea Party says conservative anger has grown toxic and self-defeating.
The American public and its political leadership will do anything for the military except take it seriously. The result is a chickenhawk nation in which careless spending and strategic folly combine to lure America into endless wars it can’t win.