Politics & Policy

MSM Hostage

It sometimes seems to me that it would be easier to invite Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to a bar mitzvah than to defend the press to fellow conservatives. I’ve tried it before, penning ...
Politics & Policy

Are You Talking to Me?

After years of supporting war, invasions, occupations, limited skirmishes, and terse verbal exchanges, I have come to grips with the label lobbed at me by leftists like rocket-propelled grenades: I ...
Politics & Policy

“Van Gogh Effect”

Call it the “Van Gogh effect.” Whenever I write about the slain Dutch filmmaker or Islamic terrorism portrayed in film–or not portrayed, as the case is–comments dribble in from corners ...
Politics & Policy

Going South

The California-Mexico Border, earlier this fall–There’s an ad campaign dotting the freeways of Los Angeles: signs pitching the crystal-blue waters of the Baja peninsula, beckoning Californians to “Just Drive South.” ...
Politics & Policy

Hollywood On The Tigris

Saddam Hussein’s saga was more of a crime-family B-movie, but he fancied himself more of a blockbuster action star. During his reign, the megalomaniac dictator ordered the production of semi-biographical ...