Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Posted a Video of Himself Dancing Alone to a Song about One-Night Stands
Things are looking worse for University of Missouri social-justice protest leader Jonathan Butler.
After the release of some of his videos and blog posts from five years ago featuring him saying misogynistic and classist things, his talent-booking agency has dropped ...
The Department of Justice Tries to Create a Third Sex
The Obama administration’s top attorneys are resorting to ever greater legal contortions as the “bathroom wars” heat up. In its recent letter to North Carolina demanding the instant repeal of its recently passed “bathroom bill,” the Department of Justice’...
Why We Shouldn’t Punish Mothers for Abortion
Should the government punish women who procure abortions? Most pro-lifers say no, but all parties to the debate over abortion have considered the question an uncomfortable one. It appears to put them in an unwinnable position. If they say yes, ...
No, Most Republicans Aren’t for ‘Open Borders’
Paul Ryan is not for open borders. In the Year of Donald Trump, these are fighting words. They are also true. On his campaign website, the speaker of the House lists four principles that he believes should guide any attempt ...
How Should Conservatives Respond to the Age of Trump?
Morning has broken in Republican America. On this bright new day, what was once the party of Lincoln has become the party of Donald Trump. Our electoral scene is more dynamic than at any other time in living memory. The ...
Donald Trump’s Constitution of One
On January 20, 2017, Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the oath of office to the 45th president: “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my ...
Elites Support Mass Illegal Immigration While the Working Classes Suffer
Support for, or opposition to, mass immigration is apparently a class issue, not an ethnic or racial issue. Elites more often support lenient immigration policies; the general public typically opposes them.
At the top of the list are Mexico’s ...
Obama’s Hiroshima Visit Is Hypocrisy
So it’s official: President Obama will be stopping at Hiroshima, the site of the dropping of the first atomic bomb, on May 27 during his state visit to Japan.
The visit is “historic” in the minimal sense that no American ...
15 Reasons Trump Is a Liberal — and a Lunatic Conspiracy Theorist
I must confess that I’m mystified as to why so many Republicans are utterly convinced that Donald Trump will be a better president than Hillary Clinton. Trump, of course, makes it easy for them to delude themselves, because each ...
No Death Penalty for a Benghazi Jihadist — Is this Law or Politics?
In a terse submission to the federal district court in Washington, D.C., the Obama Justice Department has announced that it will not seek the death penalty against Ahmed Abu Khatallah. He is the only terrorist charged in the Benghazi ...
Did Britain Fall into Putin’s Trap in Prosecuting a Russian Dissident?
Vladimir Bukovsky’s name, like that of Alexander Solzhenitsyn and Andrei Sakharov, is synonymous with an almost unimaginable bravery and resilience in the face of Soviet totalitarianism. Born in 1942, Bukovsky was a founder of the dissident movement of the 1960s ...
Uber vs. the Second-Rate Cities
Residents of most cities, even Cleveland, have a sense of civic pride. New Yorkers have Stockholm syndrome, and they will tolerate almost anything from their city: Show them hideous subterranean vermin and Pizza Rat becomes an unofficial city mascot. Renting ...
Trumpian Echoes from Abroad
There are signs that aspects of the Trump phenomenon have parallels in currents of public opinion in other advanced democracies. In France, the National Front, which has been somewhat sanitized by the founder’s daughter, Marine Le Pen (who expelled ...
Perry and Other Republicans Sell Their Souls to Trump
‘Let no one be mistaken: Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised, and discarded,” former Texas governor Rick Perry declared ten months ago. Trump’s candidacy, Perry added, represents “a toxic ...
Marco Rubio Will ‘Support the Nominee’ but Stops Short of Embracing Trump
Marco Rubio appeared careful not to utter the words “I will support Donald Trump for president” to Jake Tapper Tuesday on CNN, though he repeatedly said he still plans to “support the Republican nominee.” He said outright that he does ...
Oxford: Law Students Do Not Have to Learn About Rape or Violence Law If It’s Too Triggering
Oxford University’s undergraduate law professors are providing “trigger warnings” before lessons about rape or violent crime so that students who might be made uncomfortable by such material can leave.
“Before the lectures on sexual offences — which included issues such ...
Brilliant Fools: The Short Story of America’s Liberal Elite
For much of the last week, the very small world of pundits and policy wonks has been buzzing about the New York Times’s extended profile by David Samuels of Obama foreign-policy guru Ben Rhodes, the “aspiring novelist” (as the ...
The CFPB Is Wrong on Arbitration
The so-called Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, ghastly love child of Elizabeth Warren and Barack Obama, is attempting to overturn longstanding federal law by illegal regulatory fiat. That’s no surprise — this is mainly what Democrats created the CFPB to do, ...
NR Answers Rage with Reason and Fear with Courage
These are the days of fear and rage. Depending on where you live or work, the fear can be palpable. Say the wrong thing at college, and you imperil your future. Say the wrong thing at work, and you imperil ...
Where #NeverTrump Went Wrong in the Nomination Fight
For the past several months, a patchwork of conservative activists and deep-pocketed donors had made it their mission to prevent Donald Trump from becoming the Republican nominee. Last week, they failed, touching off a series of angry recriminations about what ...
The Dry Rot of Groupthink in Academia
Jason Riley has now joined the long and distinguished list of people invited — and then disinvited — to give a talk on a college campus, in this case Virginia Tech.
Mr. Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a ...
The Scariest Reason Trump Won
There are many reasons Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. The four most often cited reasons are the frustrations of white working-class Americans, a widespread revulsion against political correctness, disenchantment with the Republican “establishment,” and the unprecedented and ...
A Nation of Vice Principals
Writing in Gizmodo, Michael Nunez reports the least newsy of Muppet News Flashes: Facebook systematically suppresses conservative views.
Meaning no slight to Nunez’s excellent reporting, this story is about as surprising as Katt Williams getting arrested or Donald Trump ...
The Obama Administration Provokes a Legal Crisis — the War against North Carolina
The state of North Carolina and the federal government are now in a state of declared legal war. On Wednesday afternoon, the Obama administration sent a letter to North Carolina governor Pat McCrory demanding that the state “not comply with ...
The Strange Endurance of Jeremy Corbyn, and Other Mysteries of British Politics
London — In September 2015, only four months after David Cameron’s Tories pulled off an unexpected victory in Britain’s general election, I was asked by the newspaper the Australian to explain a strange paradox in U.K. politics: The Labour ...
If Mitt Romney Is the Answer, What’s the Question?
Let me preface this by saying I will never vote for Donald Trump. Nor would I support Hillary Clinton. Seeking to tease out the moral Gordian Knot this binary presents is not something I’m interested in, particularly when it ...
Junior Obama NSC Staffers Lied About the Iran Deal and Are Running U.S. Foreign Policy
‘So the Obama administration lied about the nuclear deal with Iran. We knew that already.”
That’s the message several conservative friends e-mailed me in response to David Samuels’s New York Times article on May 5 profiling Deputy National Security ...
Jeb Bush as Consumers of News Media Seldom Saw Him
Jeb Bush gave his last speech as a presidential candidate in Columbia, S.C., back in February. “In this campaign, I have stood my ground,” he said as polls closed, “refusing to bend to the political winds.” Moments after he ...
What’s a Conservative to Do?
What to say? What to do? These are the questions many were asking as Donald Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary seemed to clear the way for him to become the Republican nominee.
Among conservatives I ran into in ...
The Republican Party’s Coming Trumpian Disaster
Donald Trump: “We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.”Washington Post: “How long would that take?”
Trump: “I would say over a period of eight years.”
— March 31
Fortune: “You’ve said you plan to pay off ...
Wanted: Conservative Heroes
Politics is often a distasteful affair. There’s a reason why Dante’s Inferno is packed with civil servants. The political arena tends to bring out the worst in human beings.
It seems our political system is preparing its own ...
Climate Hustle: An Impressive, though Flawed, Exposé of Global-Warming Alarmism
Last year Sony Pictures Classics released Merchants of Doubt, a documentary alleging that paid hucksters peddle climate denialism. Marc Morano, who founded and runs the website Climate Depot, was featured prominently as huckster-in-chief. This week Morano struck back with Climate ...
After Trump, Conservatives Must Continue to Explore Their Options
It’s been my great good fortune to know many patriotic Americans, a goodly number but by no means all of them conservatives, who are now supporters of Donald Trump. Similarly, many of my friends and allies in the conservative ...
Trump Must Prove that He Can Do the Job
Donald Trump has swept the primaries and is now the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. His almost unbelievable primary surge — from New York to Indiana — was nothing short of breathtaking. He has confounded almost all the pundits and a majority of ...
Indifference and Ignorance Are Destroying Our Democracy
Earlier this week, my friends and former colleagues at the Alliance Defending Freedom filed a lawsuit on behalf of 51 families challenging an Illinois school district’s policy that grants boys access to girls’ bathrooms and locker rooms. This policy was “...
Trump Is Already Flip-Flopping toward the Center
Within 24 hours of becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump had reversed his positions on tax increases, paying down the debt, raising the minimum wage, and self-financing his campaign. It was a busy day.
In a Wednesday interview with CNBC, ...
My Trouble with ‘Never Trump’
I don’t like Donald Trump for president, but I do like Trump voters. It is the job of the presumptive nominee to unite the party and I am pausing for a few breaths, at least before deciding to go ...
This Election Is Not an A/B Test
As soon as it became clear that game-show host Donald Trump was the presumptive Republican nominee, the usual radio ranters and Fox News mouths began the inevitable litany: If you aren’t for Donald Trump, then you must be for ...
Democrats See Danger in Trump’s Developing Anti-Clinton Strategy
Listen for a few minutes to Republicans in the “Never Trump” camp, and you’d think the outcome of November 8’s election a foregone conclusion. Donald Trump’s unfavorables are so high, they argue, his bridges to minority voters so ...
Election Integrity Is Essential for True Democracy
Liberals who aren’t too bothered by electoral fraud studiously ignore every argument that conservatives make about the need for election integrity. Instead, they insist that conservatives support voter-ID measures for strictly nefarious reasons.
Now they seem to be excited ...
Would a President Trump Recognize Limits on His Power?
Donald Trump is running a presidential campaign that often seems to be more about projecting strength than it is about specific policy positions. Trump presents himself to voters as a “strong man” type who would deport more than 10 million people ...
The Obama Administration’s New Sop to Trial Lawyers
Yesterday the federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced a new rule that will prevent consumers from resolving disputes with companies through quick and efficient arbitration. Plaintiffs’ lawyers and their allies predictably crowed that the agency’s decision would help ...
Sometimes There Is No Lesser of Two Evils
When your choice is two reprehensible, corrupt, and immoral demagogues, you can always pick the ethical way out and choose none of the above. The Republic will survive an election cycle.
The Republican party is a different story, however. For ...
Trump v. Clinton: An Unmitigated Disaster
Republican party leaders may have worried that Donald Trump would not only lose the general election for the presidency, but would so poison the image of the party as to cause Republican candidates for Congress and for state and local ...
Every Trump critic had “Oh, hell” moments during the primary season.
They were when Donald Trump demonstrated a keen, gut-level political instinct that even an exceptionally talented conventional politician would be hard-pressed to match.
An example: During a Republican debate ...
Virginia Tech Relents and Re-Invites Jason Riley to Speak on Campus
We welcomed the statement this morning from Virginia Tech University’s president Timothy Sands saying that the university is inviting Jason Riley to speak on campus. President Sands’s decision to invite Mr. Riley reverses a disinvitation sent to Mr. ...
Is the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson a Plausible Alternative to Trump and Clinton?
Good news, disgruntled Americans: As you ponder whether to vote for one of the two most-disliked, dishonest, and morally corrupt politicians ever to run for president — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton — you just might have a third option. His name ...
The Destructive ‘Rigging’ Myth
Have you noticed just how many aspects of American life are “rigged” these days?
“The game is rigged and it’s rigged in favor of those who have money and who have power,” said Elizabeth Warren.
#ad#”When we talk ...
Politicians and Paradoxes
Some of you computer scientists and economists out there will be familiar with Bonini’s Paradox, which holds that making scientific models of real-world phenomena is difficult because as the models grow more accurate they become as difficult to understand ...
A Virginia Abortion Clinic’s Misconduct Is Part of National Scandal
The Virginia State health commissioner received a letter recently decrying “a clear pattern of repeated and serious misconduct” at a Fairfax abortion clinic “that poses a significant threat to patient safety” that “cannot be allowed to go unchecked.” This latest ...
Harvard Declares War on Both Men and Women
It takes real talent to insult both men and women with a single bureaucratic ruling, but never fear: Harvard’s administration appears to be up to the job.
According to new rules recommended by the Dean of Harvard College and ...
Kansas Is Growing Opportunity, Not Government
Conservatives face an uphill battle in fighting against ever-increasing levels of taxation and government spending, at both the federal and the state level. Yet recent reforms in Kansas show that cutting spending can be done. Conservative governors and state legislators ...
For Presidential Candidates, Some Inconvenient Truths on Entitlements
News coverage of Hillary Clinton’s proposal to allow individuals under age 65 to buy into Medicare has focused largely on describing how her plan might work, or how it fits into her Democratic primary battle with socialist Bernie Sanders — the ...
Benghazi Committee Trades Fire with Conservative Watchdog
After a two-year investigation, the House Select Committee on Benghazi is weeks away from issuing its final report on the federal government’s response to the 2012 terror attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Libya.
The Baghdad Bombings and Three Observations on ISIS’s Evolving Strategy
Nearly 100 people were killed Wednesday in three coordinated Daesh — also known as ISIS — attacks on Shiite Muslims in Baghdad. This was not random Daesh violence. Instead, these atrocities were planned in direct consideration of Daesh’s evolving strategy. On that ...
Let’s call this the most unsurprising headline of the year so far: “Marriage Increases The Odds Of Surviving Cancer, Studies Find.” Next thing you know they’ll be discovering that salt makes you thirsty. I’m not actually belittling ...
Amtrak Helps Government Ride Off the Rails
In 1906, Leonor Loree, an accomplished railroad executive, examined the dilapidated Kansas City Southern Railroad that he had been hired to rehabilitate. Dismayed, he permanently enriched American slang by exclaiming: “This is a helluva way to run a railroad!” Judge Janice ...
Cambridge University Accused of Racism over Lion King–Themed Dinner
Cambridge University is being accused of racial insensitivity because it hosted a Lion King–themed dinner party featuring African food.
“Would you like to travel far away and escape from the library/your room/your department?” the original (it has ...
Keep Your Powder Dry, Holdouts
One by one, even the most contumacious of dominoes have fallen. It has been one week since Donald Trump leaped with self-satisfaction into the Republicans’ saddle, and already the resistance is a rump. Given their previous pronouncements, the likes of ...
Trump’s Refusal to Release Tax Returns Is a Ticking Time Bomb for the GOP
When Donald Trump sits down with Speaker Paul Ryan and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell tomorrow, there is a pressing issue that they should put before their party’s presumptive presidential nominee. He told the Associated Press on Tuesday that he ...
How Trump Would Deal with the National Debt
The budget deficit is going up. The Congressional Budget Office recently warned that revenues this year are lower than had been expected. This means that the deficit will almost certainly be higher than the $544 billion previously projected. With our national ...
Ever since Donald Trump ascended to the role of presumptive Republican nominee, those of us in the #NeverTrump movement have come under heavy fire. Using the prospect of a Hillary Clinton presidency as a threat, the more enthusiastic passengers aboard ...
Trump’s Immigration Disaster
If there is one thing we know about Donald Trump, it is that he wants to strengthen America’s borders and drive down immigration levels. So there is no small irony in the fact that the most likely end result ...
Twitter Executives Shut Out Intelligence Agencies, Telling America, ‘You’re on Your Own’
Social-media giant Twitter’s got 99 problems, yet the politically correct company is far more worried about the “optics” of cooperating with federal agents trying to stop jihadist plotters online.
Hashtag it: #TwistedTwitterPriorities.
#ad#The company’s stock hit a record ...
CBO Study: One in Six Young Men Are Jobless or in Jail
A new study released by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) contains some shocking news: One out of every six young American men is either out of work or in jail.
In 2014, there were 38 million men in the United States between ...
Trump Unfit . . . or Unfit Compared with What?
Victor Davis Hanson comprehensively outlines the conservative dilemma over the coming showdown between two non-conservative presidential candidates. Under the circumstances, examinations of Donald Trump’s fitness vel non must be measured against that of the current incumbent and the Democrat ...
A Trump Win Would Destroy Clinton's Legacy — and Obama's
T #NeverTrump movement laments that a President Trump, with his authoritarian instincts, lack of interest in policy details, and populist demagoguery would be disastrous for the country. But there’s a silver lining, and an aspect that has largely been ...
After the GOP Darkness, the Dawn of Conservative Opportunity
In 1650, English theologian and historian Thomas Fuller wrote a religious travelogue, A Pisgah-Sight of Palestine and the Confines Thereof, in which he explained, “It is always darkest before the Day dawneth.” While Americans might be familiar with the proverb as ...
Transgender Activism Has Produced a Legal Absurdity
In a 2–1 panel ruling in mid April, a federal appellate court decided (or at least seemed to think that it decided) that G.G., a girl who identifies herself as male, has a legal right to use the boys’ restrooms ...
Looking Back on the Two Cuban-American Also-Rans
John Quincy Adams, our greatest secretary of state (sorry, Hillary Clinton fans), thought that Cuba would inevitably become part of the United States. It hasn’t, at least not yet, but two Cuban Americans were serious presidential contenders this year.
Down through all the millennia that mankind has smoked tobacco, no one would have believed (or even imagined) that a battery-powered contraption with no tobacco would one day be considered a tobacco product.
#ad#We’ve long had smokeless tobacco; ...
Trump’s Tax Plan, If You Can Call It That, Is a Mess
Donald Trump’s latest position on taxes is that he has no position.
On Sunday, Trump suggested — contradicting his own tax plan, which among other things proposes reducing the top tax rate from 39.6 percent to 25 percent — that he would be ...
If a Conservative Speaks—and Facebook Censors Him—Does He Make a Sound?
Conservative lines of communication are in enemy hands. In a lengthy piece in February, I outlined how the systematic left-wing culture of Silicon Valley was manifesting itself in numerous acts of conscious or unconscious bias, with Google, Facebook, and Twitter ...
Mizzou Hunger Strike Guy Busted Saying Misogynistic and Classist Things
Remember Jonathan Butler, that University of Missouri graduate student with the super-rich daddy who went on a seven-day social-justice hunger strike that prompted the ousting of the school’s president and chancellor?
Well, it turns out that when he wasn’...
Captain America: Civil War Is No ‘Conservative Manifesto’
It appears there are going to be many attempts to project modern political debates onto the new Marvel superhero movie, Captain America: Civil War. Already, the Daily Beast’s Nick Schager has kicked things off by contending that the film ...
Harvard’s Hypocritical Attack on Freedom of Association
Harvard University’s campaign against certain single-sex organizations that are unrecognized by the school has just hit a new high-water mark. Off-campus social groups — including fraternities, sororities, and the “final clubs” for which Harvard has long been known — have been ...
Senator Shelby Is Right to Limit Ex-Im’s Corporate-Welfare Aims
You can’t have your cake and eat it, too.
That’s the message Senator Richard Shelby (R., Ala.) is sending to corporate lobbyists supporting the U.S. Export-Import Bank, or “Ex-Im.” In successfully lobbying for the bank’s reauthorization ...
Trump or Clinton — a Hobson’s Choice?
I watched Donald Trump serially blast apart all my preferred candidates — Scott Walker, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz — as if for sport they were sent up in succession as clay pigeons. And now the November Rubicon — vote for Donald Trump, ...
A Country Can’t Be Run Like a Business
For about ten minutes in the 1990s, there was a movement (more notional than real) among some economically oriented conservatives to draft Bill Gates as a Republican presidential candidate.
#ad#That seems preposterous now, knowing what we know about Gates’...
The images from earlier this year are still appalling: ten American sailors, on their knees with their hands behind their head, held at gunpoint aboard a broken-down patrol boat by paramilitary forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
What Chance Would a Third-Party Candidate Have?
Now that Donald Trump has sewn up the Republican nomination, never-Trump conservatives are talking seriously about third-party candidates. Smart conservatives — people I respect — are talking about Gary Johnson, the attractively libertarian but disastrously isolationist ex-governor of New Mexico. Some have ...
Trump’s Backtrackers: Republican Politicians Go Wobbly
RICK PERRY, JULY 22, 2015: “Let no one be mistaken — Donald Trump’s candidacy is a cancer on conservatism, and it must be clearly diagnosed, excised, and discarded. . . . I, for one, will not be silent when a candidate for the high office ...
Until this week I hadn’t noticed the similarities between Hillary Clinton and Colonel-General Helmuth Johann Ludwig von Moltke of the German Empire. The comparison is apt. Both leaders spent years planning a rapid and decisive assault against their opponents. ...
Netanyahu Prepares for War at Home and Abroad
Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has at least four different problems.
First, an upcoming State Comptroller report seems set to accuse Mr. Netanyahu of keeping critical information from his cabinet in the buildup to Israel’s summer 2014 military action ...
Oregon State University to Force All Students to Take ‘Social Justice Training’
Oregon State University reportedly plans to force all students to take a “social justice training” beginning in the fall of 2016.
“This training initiative is intended to provide all students entering Oregon State University an orientation to concepts of diversity, inclusion ...
School Cancels Father-Daughter Dance Over Complaints It Wasn’t ‘Inclusive’
Brockman Elementary School in South Carolina canceled its annual father-daughter dance — which was intended to raise money for the school’s parent-teacher organization — because fewer than ten people complained that it wasn’t “inclusive.”
It gets worse: According to local ...
Obama’s Pretty Words Cannot Beautify His Ugly Economy
If this morning’s employment report has you down, just listen to President Obama. The U.S. economy is gorgeous, he insists.
“In the United States, our economy is growing again,” Obama crowed during his trip to Germany last month. ...
So for now it looks as if America will face a choice between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the fall.
Doug McIntire, a popular KABC Los Angeles talk-show host, tells me that “there has never ever been an election ...
In September 1964, in the latter stages of the presidential campaign, William F. Buckley Jr. had one of his finest, yet least known, moments in his long and distinguished career. In the wake of Donald Trump’s primary victory, Buckley’s ...
Death in Iraq — Death of Iraq?
Charles Keating was a Navy SEAL, an Arizona native, and 31 years old when he and his Quick Response Force were ordered to help rescue a group of dozen U.S. military advisers who had come under attack by ISIS troops ...
At a Time of Civil War on the Right, Help NR Defend Conservative Principles
Editor’s Note: The following article is part of National Review’s Spring Webathon appeal. Donate here to help support NR.
‘It stands athwart history, yelling Stop, at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to ...
Doses of Dos Passos, Part V
Editor’s Note: In our current issue, we have a piece by Jay Nordlinger on John Dos Passos — specifically, on The Theme Is Freedom, a collection that Dos Passos published in 1956. Mr. Nordlinger has expanded his piece in Impromptus. Here ...
What Trump Has That Hillary Doesn’t
By conventional rules, Donald Trump should lose to Hillary Clinton in a landslide. But if God were enforcing the conventional rules, Trump would be brooding atop his midtown Manhattan aerie, wondering how he came in last behind James Gilmore.
The Donald Surprised in the Primaries, Can He Repeat the Trick in November?
So Republicans now have a presumptive nominee — one headed to a clear delegate majority without visible opposition — sooner than the Democrats. It’s another way in which this year’s presidential race has defied expectations and ignored precedent.
Donald Trump ...
The GOP’s Ideological Earthquake and the Aftermath
What lies behind Donald Trump’s nomination victory? Received wisdom among conservatives is that he, the outsider, sensed, marshaled, and came to represent a massive revolt of the Republican rank and file against the “establishment.”
This is the narrative: GOP ...
Northwestern Fraternities Blasted for Hanging Anti-Sexual-Assault Banners
Fraternities at Northwestern University have apologized for hanging anti-sexual assault banners on their houses because feminists on campus got offended.
Yes — anti-sexual assault.
The banners, featuring statements such as “This is everyone’s problem” and “(fraternity name) supports survivors,” had ...
The Trashing of a Generation
Captain America: Civil War confirms our national dumb-down. While the mainstream media pretzel themselves over the presidential primaries, Marvel Studios has steadily accomplished a rejiggering of the American public’s cultural and political consciousness. Civil War completes this devolution in ...
Let’s All Stop Trying to Make Trump Happen
As conservatives around the country wake up to the new reality of a Trumpist GOP, shell-shocked Republicans are still coming to grips with the implications. In one camp you have the eager team players, gamely digging in to do combat ...
No, Mr. Trump, NAFTA Was Not a 'Bad Deal'
History will note that on the eve of his victory as the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican party, Donald Trump said something crazy. You might think it was his surprising and repeated assertion that his main rival’s father “...
Leftist Protests Don’t Translate to Success at the Ballot Box
Last week, organized groups of paid agitators and leftists took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s speech at the California GOP convention. The anti-Trump disrupters jumped highway barricades and destroyed police cars. Trump couldn’t have asked for ...