The Sickening Attack on Otto Warmbier Is Symbolic of the Left’s Hate Problem
Yesterday, as news of Otto Warmbier’s sad and tragic death spread across the Web, a number of people on Twitter recalled and reposted a series of leftist hot takes on Warmbier’s initial arrest and imprisonment. Let’s just …
Gina Rodriguez Says Lebanon’s Wonder Woman Ban ‘Sucks,’ Immediately Cowers to Anti-Zionist Trolls
While splashy, salty headlines try to convince you that “fragile men” across the country are “flip[ping] out” over Wonder Woman, it’s the true dregs of the internet that are coming for the first female superhero lead since 2005: anti-Semites.
Before you get too distracted mocking Tiger Woods and his problems, ask yourself: Would you pass the Iverson test?
I don’t think I would.
I was for some years professionally obliged to follow the career and life of Allen …
Why We Love — and Need — The Rock
There are cinematic moments that define a career. For Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, that moment occurred before wildly cheering fans on April 3, 2015. The fans were packed into movie houses worldwide. The Rock was onscreen, playing diplomatic-security-service agent Luke Hobbs in …
Bill Nye’s View of Humanity Is Repulsive
Bill Nye has some detestable ideas about humanity. This shouldn’t surprise anyone. Many environmental doomsdayers share his totalitarian impulses (he has toyed with the idea of criminalizing speech he dislikes) and soft spot for eugenics.
In his Netflix series, Bill …
I very much enjoyed Jonah’s observations below and do not disagree with a word of what he wrote, but something has been left out, I think. Jonah writes:
We could certainly raise young people to smile less. To be …
Editor’s Note: Digging In: Further Collected Writings of Jay Nordlinger is now available, here. The book has six chapters, and, here on the website, we have run an excerpt from each of them. Today is the last excerpt, from …
Threats v. Buffoonery — The Case of Madonna
At the Washington Examiner, Byron York compiles photo evidence of the freak show that Saturday’s “Women’s March” devolved into — “Women’s March” being the euphemism for the hard-left anti-Trump protest whose organizers excluded pro-life and conservative women. The …
From Victims to Victimizers: The Left’s Long Journey
In the vast tsunami of leftist grief that has washed over the land in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s shocking presidential victory, no flotsam has been as prevalent as Hollywood gliterrati weeping and screaming and gnashing their teeth while …
These Celebrities Promised to Leave the U.S. if Trump Is Elected President
Miley Cyrus announced her disapproval in an emotional Instagram post:
Amy Schumer, too, will depart the U.S. for a new home. “My act will change because I’ll need to learn to speak Spanish because I will move to …
Elizabeth Banks: Wrong on Spielberg, Wrong on Diversity
Is Steven Spielberg under some kind of moral or political obligation to make movies about women? The question arose last week when the actress and director Elizabeth Banks inexplicably blasted Spielberg while accepting one of those hooray-for-women honors (the Women …
Kathy Griffin Can’t Be Criminally Prosecuted for What She Did — and That’s Great
The picture of Kathy Griffin holding a replica of President Trump’s severed head is disturbing, and it makes sense that people are upset.
What does not make sense, however, is the fact that people are calling for Griffin to …
Over the long term, the politicization of everything is a greater threat to American national life than any single politician — including Donald Trump or any candidate the Democrats nominate to challenge him in 2020. If there is no place for common …
Her Chelseaness: How to Be Entitled and Boring without Really Trying
Chelsea Victoria Clinton was named after the Joni Mitchell song “Chelsea Morning,” and as of the spring of 2017, it’s Chelsea Morning in America. Boom, she’s in Variety#…#CBS This Morning#…#The New York Times Book Review. She even …
Anyone Look Up the Definition of ‘Tyranny’ Lately?
From the first Morning Jolt of the week:
In a new black-and-white short film, Madonna declares we have entered a “new age of tyranny” where “all marginalized people are in danger” and “where being uniquely different might truly be considered …
Over the past year or so, a minor tradition in cultural commentary has been the crusade of left-leaning media pundits to assail Taylor Swift for not “speaking out” against Donald Trump: See here, here, here, and here. Throughout the 2016 election, …
Why Are People Taking Medical Advice from Gwyneth Paltrow?
In case you haven’t slammed your head against a wall today, I’m here to report that Gwyneth Paltrow’s “lifestyle publication,” Goop, is now telling women to put $66 egg-shaped jade gemstones into their vaginas to increase “chi, orgasms, …
Celebrities Rallying to Overturn Trump’s Election Are Not Helping the Democratic Party
Unite for America, a “multi-partisan movement of concerned citizens and volunteers, united against the unprecedented threat of an unqualified candidate taking our nation’s office,” has enlisted a group of celebrities to appear in a two-and-a-half-minute YouTube PSA. The video …
Green Day, 2016, about Trump:
No KKK, No fascist USA, No Trump! pic.twitter.com/Lv2pRgOJJX
— Green Day Authority (@GDA) November 21, 2016
Green Day, 2004, about Bush:
Sieg heil to the president gasman!
Bombs away is your punishment!
Pulverize the Eiffel Towers
Progressive Celebrities Want You to Vote . . . If You’re Voting for Clinton
Recent years have seen a growing trend of celebrities, athletes, and politically neutral organizations emphasizing the importance of voting simply for voting’s sake. In many cases, the advice isn’t partisan per se — instead it encourages people to …