The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Why Do Democrats Like Elizabeth Warren Hate Science?

by Smitty William Jacobson relates Elizabeth Warren’s socially constructed approach to genealogy. Shorter Warren: “I felt Cherokee, and feeling is being.” Look: they have DNA testing now. Put up or shut up. Find some Cherokee who are willing to provide cheek swabs, and get some lab tests going. Find out what, if any, genetic similarities […]

Reporting Their Own Opinions as ‘News’

“It all was part of a group effort . . . to shift the focus from the death of a U.S. Ambassador on a day when all the warning signs of trouble were in place but the U.S. government did little if anything to beef up security. “It was a day on which the media […]

Is Elizabeth Warren Willing To Go Deeper Than ‘Diving Klaxon’ Kennedy’s ’67 Olds To Win Back ‘His’ Seat? Why, Yes.

by Smitty Via Instapundit, we have a Boston Herald editorial wherein Pseudajawea the Motorcyle Godess tries to say that, because Todd Akin (R) said Something Dumb, and all Republicans think alike, and Scott Brown is (OMG!) a Republican, that Scott Brown is liable for Todd Akin’s comments: “Scott Brown and other Republicans want to pretend […]

Kids! What’s the Matter With Kids Today?

Why can’t they be like we were, perfect in every way? Actually, as Bush-era “brand damage” fades amid the grim reality of Obama-ism — hey,  the economy sucks, right? — the kids are starting to figure this stuff out. In 2008, exit polls showed the Republicans lost the under-30 vote by more than a 2-to-1 margin […]

All Right, Everybody Quit Making Fun Of Matthew Yglesias

by Smitty via (JWF) Yglesias cannot be held to account for mistaking the Paul Ryan for the Congressman who engaged in insider trading after the 2008 housing meltdown: Public Servant Drool Bucket To the best of my knowledge, ‘Gentleman’ Jim Moran has offered no explanation, much less an apology, for the allegations of day trading […]

Everybody Keeps Getting a Busy Signal at the Blogger Burnout Hotline Nowadays

Professor William Jacobson laments Don Surber’s recent decision to quit blogging. It is probably just a coincidence that Don, one of the most valuable members of the conservative blogosphere since 2005, was never invited to speak at BlogCon. Instapundit grimly holds on. UPDATE: Pat Austin is also grimly hanging on in Shreveport. She offers to chat over […]

It Is Not Often One Locates An Oversight In Professor Jacobson’s Reasoning

by Smitty The Card Game is a great feature over at Legal Insurrection, and last night’s was no exception. This is cold fusion on the race card (h/t American Power): “The new racism is denying racism.” And, a little further on: Thanks to Bill Maher, of all people, we finally have a simple, effective, and […]

Professor Jacobson, Maybe We Should Both Start Blogging About Sports …

. . . or movies or food or something besides politics, because right now we are diametrically opposite and neutralizing each other: Should the race come down to Santorum or Romney, I’d have to think about it, as shocking as that may sound given my criticisms of Romney. That’s not so much a vote of confidence […]

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