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Obama Super PAC Attacks ‘Romney’s Gold’

Coinciding with Romney’s visit to London and the start of the 2012 Olympic games, the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA unveiled a minute-long ad this morning hitting Romney for outsourcing and his offshore investments. Priorities USA plans to run the ad in key swing states such as Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia during the Olympics:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=NkGSoZj5zwo

Seems like the sort of stuff for late-night television. 

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Did the Times Print an Urban Legend?

This week, the Times brings us a story from Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. The headline is: "Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After Attending a ‘Covid Party,’” and what we get is a story with one source. The story reveals itself in three paragraphs: A 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus ... Read More
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Did the Times Print an Urban Legend?

This week, the Times brings us a story from Methodist Hospital in San Antonio. The headline is: "Texas Hospital Says Man, 30, Died After Attending a ‘Covid Party,’” and what we get is a story with one source. The story reveals itself in three paragraphs: A 30-year-old man who believed the coronavirus ... Read More
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Farrakhan’s Influence Remains a Problem

At a moment in American cultural history when even a hint of opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement can result in jobs being lost and people hounded out of the public square, the muted reaction to open expressions of anti-Semitism is striking. When Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson posted ... Read More
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Farrakhan’s Influence Remains a Problem

At a moment in American cultural history when even a hint of opposition to the Black Lives Matter movement can result in jobs being lost and people hounded out of the public square, the muted reaction to open expressions of anti-Semitism is striking. When Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson posted ... Read More

Even Saints Can Get Canceled

The vandals in St. Louis have a new target: St. Louis. The American city began as a French settlement in Spanish Louisiana. The French fur traders who set up shop there named it for Louis IX, the sainted French king whose Christian zeal and personal integrity caused him to be regarded by his contemporaries and ... Read More

Even Saints Can Get Canceled

The vandals in St. Louis have a new target: St. Louis. The American city began as a French settlement in Spanish Louisiana. The French fur traders who set up shop there named it for Louis IX, the sainted French king whose Christian zeal and personal integrity caused him to be regarded by his contemporaries and ... Read More

Peak Jacobinism?

The Jacobin Left is just now beginning to get edgy.  A few of its appeasers and abettors are becoming embarrassed by some of the outright racists and nihilists of BLM and the Maoists of Antifa — and their wannabe hangers-on who troll the Internet hoping to scalp some minor celebrity.  The woke rich too ... Read More

Peak Jacobinism?

The Jacobin Left is just now beginning to get edgy.  A few of its appeasers and abettors are becoming embarrassed by some of the outright racists and nihilists of BLM and the Maoists of Antifa — and their wannabe hangers-on who troll the Internet hoping to scalp some minor celebrity.  The woke rich too ... Read More
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The Problems with Restoring Lockdowns

On the menu today: a long look at a call for the restoration of the sweeping lockdowns of the spring, including the call for vastly expanded police powers; the continued unwillingness to restrict protests; the cost in lost lives from enacting a sweeping lockdown; and the long-gone presumption of good faith in ... Read More
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The Problems with Restoring Lockdowns

On the menu today: a long look at a call for the restoration of the sweeping lockdowns of the spring, including the call for vastly expanded police powers; the continued unwillingness to restrict protests; the cost in lost lives from enacting a sweeping lockdown; and the long-gone presumption of good faith in ... Read More