The Corner

He’s Kidding, Right?

In profiling the pop band the Scissor Sisters (whose hit on the radio sounds like a carbon copy of an Elton John song), Washington Post music writer Richard Harrington says of lead singer Jake Shears: “Getting serious about it was not on anyone’s agenda. After all, Shears was anticipating a course in journalism, and, like many journalists, supporting himself as a go-go dancer and stripper.”

Tim Graham — Tim Graham is Director of Media Analysis at the Media Research Center, where he began in 1989, and has served there with the exception of 2001 and 2002, when served ...

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White House

For Democrats, the Party’s Over

If the Democrats are really tempted by impeachment, bring it on. Since the day after the 2016 election they have been threatening this, placing their chips on the Russian-collusion fantasy and then on the phantasmagoric charade of obstruction of justice. The attorney general accurately gave the ingredients of the ... Read More

The 24 Democrats

Every presidential primary ends with one winner and a lot of losers. Some might argue that one or two once-little-known candidates who overperform low expectations get to enjoy a form of moral victory. (Ben Carson and Rick Perry might be happy how the 2016 cycle ended, with both taking roles in Trump’s cabinet. ... Read More