Cool has come a long way, literally. In a 1973 essay called “An Aesthetic of the Cool,” art historian Robert Farris Thompson traced the concept to the West African Yoruba idea of itutu—a quality of character denoting composure in the face of danger, as well as playfulness, humor, generosity, and conciliation. It was carried to …

It should come as no surprise that Victor Davis Hanson’s generational advice has met with mixed results. But when you are more interested in a kind of bigoted nationalism than your actual safety, this is what happens. It’s the Racism, Stupid – The Atlantic  Victor Davis Hanson, writing for the National Review, “countered” President Obama’s …