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McCain Wallops Wolff

  Today’s Martinis: Meghan McCain calls out Michael Wolff’s many factual errors, Republican Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is revealed to have had an extramarital affair as he prepared to launch his ...

House GOP Retirements Pile Up

  Today’s Martinis: Polls show Missouri Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill is likely to lose to her upcoming race, California Rep. Darryl Issa (CA-49) joins the more than 30 House Republicans who are ...

Three Martini Lunch: Arpaio Runs for Senate

  Today’s Martinis: Welcoming North Korea’s participation in the Winter Olympics next month, sighing at news of former Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s senate run, and rolling our eyes as the left fantasizes about ...

Oprah For President

Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globes prompts serious talk of her running for president in 2020, the Government Accountability Office reports success in blocking gun sales to people legally ...

Three Martini Lunch: Dow Crosses 25,000

  Today’s Martinis: Getting a kick out of President Trump blasting former aide Steve Bannon, celebrating the Dow Jones Industrial Average crossing the 25,000 barrier for the first time, and enjoying the news ...

Three Martini Lunch: Iranian People Rise Up

  Today’s Martinis: Cheering the Iranian people for rising up against the mullahs, slamming Democratic activists for offering huge amounts of cash for women to publicly accuse President Trump of sexual harassment, ...

TML Awards: People & Predictions

  Today’s Martinis: Choices for person of the year, turncoat of the year, and predictions for 2018. Discuss this episode at Ricocet.  Picture: (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)

TML Awards: Best Stories of 2017

  Today’s Martinis: Choices for the most underreported, overreported, and best stories of 2017. Discuss this episode on Ricochet.  Photo: Carlos Barria/Reuters

TML Awards: Big Ideas

  Today’s Martinis: Choices for the best ideas, worst ideas, and boldest tactics of 2017. Discuss this podcast at Ricochet. Pictured: Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore on election day in Gallant, Ala. ...

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PC Culture

Hate-Crime Hoaxes Reflect America’s Sickness

On January 29, tabloid news site TMZ broke the shocking story that Jussie Smollett, a gay black entertainer and progressive activist, had been viciously attacked in Chicago. Two racist white men had fractured his rib, poured bleach on him, and tied a noose around his neck. As they were leaving, they shouted ... Read More

Ilhan Omar’s Big Lie

In a viral exchange at a congressional hearing last week, the new congresswoman from Minnesota, Ilhan Omar, who is quickly establishing herself as the most reprehensible member of the House Democratic freshman class despite stiff competition, launched into Elliott Abrams. She accused the former Reagan official ... Read More
Politics & Policy

The Strange Paradoxes of Our Age

Modern prophets often say one thing and do another. Worse, they often advocate in the abstract as a way of justifying their doing the opposite in the concrete. The result is that contemporary culture abounds with the inexplicable — mostly because modern progressivism makes all sorts of race, class, and ... Read More
PC Culture

Fake Newspeople

This week, the story of the Jussie Smollett hoax gripped the national media. The story, for those who missed it, went something like this: The Empire actor, who is both black and gay, stated that on a freezing January night in Chicago, in the middle of the polar vortex, he went to a local Subway store to buy a ... Read More

White Progressives Are Polarizing America

To understand how far left (and how quickly) the Democratic party has moved, let’s cycle back a very short 20 years. If 1998 Bill Clinton ran in the Democratic primary today, he’d be instantaneously labeled a far-right bigot. His support for the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the Defense of Marriage Act, ... Read More

One Last Grift for Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders, the antique Brooklyn socialist who represents Vermont in the Senate, is not quite ready to retire to his lakeside dacha and so once again is running for the presidential nomination of a party to which he does not belong with an agenda about which he cannot be quite entirely ... Read More
PC Culture

Merciless Sympathy

Jussie Smollett’s phony hate-crime story could have been taken apart in 24 hours, except for one thing: Nobody wanted to be the first to call bullsh**. Who will bell the cat? Not the police, and I don’t blame them. Smollett is a vocal critic of President Donald Trump who checks two protected-category ... Read More

Questions for Those Who Believed Jussie Smollett

The “we reported the Jussie Smollett case responsibly” contention has been blasted to smithereens. Twitter accounts and headlines in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the Los Angeles Times reported as fact Jussie Smollett’s wildly implausible allegations, and many other journalists did so as ... Read More