Yes, atheists and agnostics can be conservative. Of course they can. According to Gallup, the number of self-described atheists in America is astoundingly small. In the latest Gallup poll, only 3 percent of Americans say there is no God, while another 4 percent say God probably does not exist — that’s a total of 7 percent in the atheist camp. Only 5 percent say “God maybe exists,” so there are your agnostics. So if the Right is doing something to turn off atheists and agnostics, it clearly can survive their disaffection. And philosophically, Heather Mac Donald — whom I respect enormously — doesn’t offer an example of what atheists and agnostics bring to the Rightist table philosophically that people of faith are unable to bring themselves. That said, nobody likes to be preached to when the preacher insists that you have to agree with him in every particular.
People want answers. They crave certainty amid chaos. But for a year filled with tremendous upheaval and so much newness, there have been notably few questions -- and that’s a problem. In pre-pandemic days, New Yorkers knew that Governor Andrew Cuomo was an abrasive bully, intolerant of those who didn’t ... Read More
Hunter Biden Business Partner Confirms Email Showing Joe Was Offered 10 Percent Stake in Chinese Business Deal
The recipient of an email that purportedly detailed a business arrangement between a Chinese company and the Biden family confirmed on Thursday that the email is “genuine" and said the family "aggressively leveraged the Biden family name to make millions" from foreign entities. Tony Bobulinski, who is ... Read More
The polling aggregator on the website RealClearPolitics shows the margin in polls led by Joe Biden in a blue font and the ones led by Donald Trump in red. For a while, the battleground states have tended to be uniformly blue, except for polls conducted by the Trafalgar Group. If you are a firm believer only in ... Read More
Illinois Democratic senator Dick Durbin said during remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday that he condemns “the scurrilous and disgusting attacks on the adopted children” of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett. Durbin’s remarks were made in response to South Dakota Republican senator John Thune’s ... Read More
In an interview with National Public Radio’s public editor today, Terence Samuel, managing editor for news, explained why readers haven’t seen any stories about the New York Post’s Hunter Biden email scoop. “We don’t want to waste our time on stories that are not really stories, and we don’t want ... Read More