The Corner

A Bad Idea Whose Time Has Not Come

Drudge reports that House Ways and Means chairman Rep. Bill Thomas (R-California) told Tim Russert yesterday that Congress should consider Social Security reforms that factor in race and sex in calculating payments. Drudge includes the transcript. I didn’t see the show–what in the world is Thomas talking about?

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Gillette Is Not Wrong

Is the new Gillette razor ad a radical feminist attack on masculinity — the commercial embodiment of a woke sensibility? I was prepared to think so. But having watched it twice, I find a lot to like. The ad has been panned by some conservative commentators. With all due respect, I think they are falling into a ... Read More
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David Webb’s White Privilege

And here I thought I was the only black man with white privilege. Areva Martin, a CNN “analyst” — whatever in hell that means anno Domini 2019 — was in the middle of a spirited exchange with the conservative talk-radio host David Webb about racial preferences in hiring. Webb argued — as ... Read More