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Yesterday’s NYT features the touching story of an addled Ivy League lass who went off to study in Cuba, became unnerved when the locals took her for a boy, then came home and had surgeons lop off her breasts so she’d feel better. Now, “Luke” and other “gender queers” are pressing their university (Brown) to build single-stall bathrooms. It’s all part of the next civil-rights movement on campus, in which the unnervingly unnatural are demanding the unreasonable of college administrators — and winning victories. All the more reason why you need to order the National Review Guide to Colleges right this very second!

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Happy Saint Patrick’s Day, everyone. Hope it has been a good one. Yesterday, I had a tale in my Impromptus column. I had been to Harvard, to conduct a couple of interviews, and I waxed nostalgic. In Widener Library, there are bag-checkers -- people checking your bags on your way out. Ages ago, there was this ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Hillary’s Other America

I am still chuckling at Hillary Clinton’s speech in India. Among the things she said: If you look at the map of the United States, there is all that red in the middle, places where Trump won. What that map doesn’t show you is that I won the places that own two thirds of America’s Gross Domestic product. ... Read More
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Samantha Power Regrets

‘I’ve had a lot of bad ideas in my life,” former U.N. ambassador Samantha Power tells Politico. “Though none as immortalized as that one.” Wow. It’s a major concession. And what might “that one” be? Not standing idly by in the White House while Iranians protested a fixed election in 2009, then ... Read More