The Corner

Just Stand There and Watch Me Die — Please!

My piece today on the District of Columbia gun ban, which will be overturned by the Supreme Court if there’s any justice in the world. The District’s Attorney General hyperventilates over the Nation’s Capital becoming Dodge City, but perhaps she should wonder why it already is Dodge City, despite 30 years without legal guns.

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Politics & Policy

The Blackface Party

I must have missed something: Was there some kind of all-hands white-people meeting at which we voted to kick the Democrats out? Elizabeth Warren, Rachel Dolezal, Beto O’Rourke — what’s up with all the ethnic play-acting? Isn’t cultural appropriation supposed to be a bad thing among progressives? Isn’t ... Read More
Film & TV

A Right-Wing Halloween

‘The world is not a dark and evil place,” insists an exasperated woman played by Judy Greer in Halloween. “It’s full of love and understanding!” I put the question to the class: Is she right? In the new film (not a reboot but a sequel that occurs 40 years after the events in the 1978 original and ... Read More