I don’t read Ryan Sager regularly, in large part because I think his anti-NR and pro-libertarian schtick is too often factually and logically impaired. But I stumbled on this column (Via NoLeftTurns ) and I see that he’s concerned that “government-loving” Wal-Mart shoppers may leave the GOP and go to their “natural home” in the Democratic Party. One could argue with some of his column and agree with other bits, but in general it does raise the amusing irony: For a couple years now Sager has reflexively insisted that the GOP should become more libertarian — something I’m sympathetic to, by the way — (and often questions the bona fides of conservatives who disagree) but this is the first time I’ve noticed him acknowledging the fact that doing so isn’t necessarily smart politics.
Journalists claim they can’t cover the New York Post’s Hunter Biden email scoop because the underlying evidence has yet to been verified. Also, they won’t look for any verifying evidence because there isn’t enough evidence. It’s quite the conundrum. Because other than the now-corroborated emails, ... Read More
Yesterday, the Girl Scouts congratulated Justice Amy Coney Barrett on her confirmation. Then, they deleted the tweet. Apparently, it is too “partisan” for the Girl Scouts to congratulate Justice Barrett on becoming only the fifth woman ever appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court since ... Read More
The Trafalgar Group’s Robert Cahaly is an outlier among pollsters in that he thinks President Trump will carry Michigan, Pennsylvania, or both, and hence be reelected with roughly 280 electoral votes. (I explained his thinking here.) Last week another pollster, Jim Lee of Susquehanna Polling and Research, ... Read More
Editor’s Note: If you would like to read more pros and cons on voting for President Trump, further essays on the subject, each from a different perspective, can be found here, here, here, here, and here. These articles, and the one below, reflect the views of the individual authors, not of the National ... Read More
The Intercept Co-Founder Glenn Greenwald Resigns, Alleging ‘Censorship’ of Views ‘Critical’ of Joe Biden
Journalist Glenn Greenwald announced his resignation from The Intercept on Thursday, alleging that the outlet he co-founded was attempting to censor a column in which he criticizes Joe Biden. Greenwald said he would continue publishing a freelance column, joining a number of journalists such as Matt Taibbi and ... Read More