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Good For NPR

While taking Cosmo on patrol at a local park, I listened to a piece on NPR by Judy Woodruff profiling a young Republican activist — and Iraq war vet — at the University of Pennsylvania. It was respectful, positive and, well, charming to the point of almost being touching. When I heard it was going to be a profile of a campus activist who breaks with his generation’s apathy I was so prepared for a profile of a transgendered vegan or some such.

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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