How ironic that ill-mannered students at Columbia heckled, hissed, booed, and shouted “racist” at a wounded veteran, Anthony Maschek, as he was attemptinng to address them about returning ROTC to the campus. He should have told them that the Army’s official policy under Gen. George C. Casey is to put “diversity” ahead of the lives of its soldiers. I’m sure the students would have found that very gratifying. And how ironic to hear that the students were also riled up at reports of sexual harassment of female soldiers. Plenty of people warned that putting men and women in close quarters under the feminist delusion that the sexes are exactly alike, or should be made to be so, would result in sexual malfeasance. Of course such warnings were ignored. Now the Army is accused of sexism when it has bent over backwards to open its ranks to women and to silence any criticism or disagreement about their presence or performance.
One of the most comforting talking points in politics is to claim that your political opponents are irrationally obsessed. I’m sure this is as old as time, but I first noticed it in the late 1990s. Many of Bill Clinton’s most ardent supporters responded to every new criticism by claiming the president’s ... Read More
With every twist of the news cycle, reports from London on the evolution of the Brexit negotiations between Theresa May’s government and the European Union get odder and odder. Consider, first, the essential choice on Brexit facing the Brits and how it’s being presented to them. Britain voted two years ago ... Read More
The president wants them away from the border. Read More
An Irish lecturer was stabbed to death by a student outside the Paris university where he taught on Wednesday for allegedly insulting the prophet Mohammed by displaying a drawing of him during class. John Dowling, 66, was speaking with a student, identified by authorities only as Ali R., following a lecture ... Read More
M aybe ballot security isn’t such a bad thing after all. Democrats, who the day before yesterday were insisting that voter fraud didn’t exist, now believe that it was used to steal a North Carolina congressional seat from them — and they may well be right. Republican Mark Harris has a 905-vote lead ... Read More