A Better Guide than Elite Opinion Is Public Revulsion at It

Some expert in Bayesian probability ought to come up with an algorithm that would enable us to determine which of the multifarious daily outrages are going to catch on and, as the internet has taught us to say, “go viral.” Remember that hysterical (I do not mean “funny”) Yale student who was videoed screaming at […]

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Auditing Our Auditors

The Roman satirist Juvenal, in a famous passage, asked, “Who will watch the watchmen?” That problem of policing the police has troubled Western thinkers from Plato to the American founders. The framers of the Constitution set in place a brilliant series of legislative, executive and judicial checks and balances to thwart the abuse of power […]

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Who Am I to Judge? (Except Kids in MAGA Hats)

At the outset of his papacy, Pope Francis was asked about a suspected gay lobby in the priesthood and he famously said, “Who am I to judge?” Well, for starters, he is their boss and the church is raising money off claims that its priests and bishops are such singular crusaders in the cause of […]

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What the Covington High Schoolers Taught America

What is the real lesson of the Covington Catholic School incident last week at the Lincoln Memorial? Decent Americans are rightly appalled at the deliberate lies propagated by the “mainstream” media, the knee-jerk surrender to Leftist narratives by allegedly “conservative” commentators, and the resultant abuse and death threats hurled at children and their families since […]

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Should the FBI Run the Country?

Since the media would doubtless answer that loaded question, “It depends on the president,” let us imagine the following scenario. Return to 2008, when candidate Barack Obama had served only about three years in the U.S. Senate, his sum total of foreign policy experience. And he was running against the overseas old-hand, decorated veteran, and […]

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#Quityerbitchin: My Day at the Women’s March

Imagine my surprise when I showed up to participate in my local Women’s March, only to find the streets empty and a lone dog sniffing a trash canister. I expected hordes of women (and the men who stand behind them!), eager to make their opinions known to the world about how downtrodden we are today […]

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Giving Pelosi a Taste of Her Own Medicine

Oh, boy. The look on Representative Adam Schiff’s face was priceless as the California Democrat disembarked the Air Force bus on Thursday. A few days ago, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) sent a letter to the White House, practically disinviting the president of the United States from giving his State of the Union […]

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Walls Are Closing in on the FBI—and Its Media Accomplices

Those of us who have closely followed the unfolding scandal at the Justice Department— particularly how the FBI abused its power not only to spy on the Trump presidential campaign but also on the president himself—have been frustrated with the inaction both of the White House and Congress. Documents have not been declassified as promised; […]

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The New York Times Proves There’s No Russia Collusion

The New York Times wants you to believe that President Trump “colluded” with Russian intelligence to swing the 2016 presidential election in his favor. A “breaking” story, released late last week, carried the conclusive headline: “F.B.I. Opened Inquiry Into Whether Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia.” But the story is neither conclusive nor […]

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Boy George: NeverTrump Columnist Becomes an Obama Groupie

No European nation,” writes George Will in a recent column, “was as enchanted as Germany was by Barack Obama’s studied elegance and none is more repelled by Donald Trump’s visceral vulgarity.” Just so Millennials know, the Washington Journalism Review once proclaimed Will the “best writer, any subject” and in 2017 Andrew Ferguson hailed him as the […]

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