The Corner


Hizzoner Has the Answer

There are a thousand things to say about this Confederate-flag business, but I’ll say just one, for now.

In the last couple of days, I have thought of Rahm Emanuel. Forgive me if people have been quoting him heavily, but he said, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste.”

If you wonder why leading Americans can utter such phrases as “serious crisis” — as opposed to the trivial crises — consult the schools . . .

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Betsy DeVos Strikes a Blow for the Constitution

The Department of Education has issued its long-awaited proposed regulations reforming sexual-assault adjudications on college campus. Not only will these rules restore basic due process and fairness to college tribunals, but they also — given how basic the changes are — highlight just how ridiculous ... Read More
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ABC News Makes a Serious Mistake

Today, across Twitter, I began to see a number of people condemning the Trump administration (and Betsy DeVos, specifically) for imposing a new definition of sexual assault on campus so strict that it would force women to prove that they were so harassed that they'd been chased off campus and couldn't return. ... Read More