Magazine February 5, 2018, Issue

The Shame Game

Megyn Kelly

On January 11, television host Megyn Kelly took a swift jab at the proverbial Internet hornet’s nest with a simple comment on her morning show: “Some of us want to be shamed!”

Kelly was referring to “fat-shaming,” claiming that when it comes to staying skinny, a little outside derision and mockery often does the trick. This was a very silly thing for Kelly to say, for approximately 1,000 reasons, but I’ll stick to the most important one. It is a truth every human male has known for at least 170,000 years — since the first time, as earnest scientists tell us,

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Heather Wilhelm is a columnist for National Review. Her work has also appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the Chicago Tribune, RealClearPolitics, the Washington Examiner, Commentary magazine, the Dallas Morning News, the Miami Herald, and the Kansas City Star

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