Tom Nichols is a Professor of National Security Affairs at the U.S. Naval War College. All views are his own and not those of the War College.


More people are better educated than ever before, and knowledge is easier to come by. So why do we so often scorn those who plainly know more than we do?

The Truth Is Out There

A bizarre and silly social media attack on the Associated Press’ big scoop reveals much about the politicization of expertise.