The Other McCain

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

Let’s Put It This Way: Maybe @DDLovato Isn’t a Lesbian (But Her Girlfriend Is)

  In case you don’t know who Demi Lovato is — because you’re an adult and have an actual life — she is an ex-Disney starlet who has struggled with mental illness ever since she got dumped by Joe Jonas in 2010. Or maybe she was always crazy, not to mention those rumors of being […]

Dry-Humping the Patriarchy, Because @LaurenJauregui Is a Feminist Like That

SHOT:   CHASER:   Some readers may recall the name Lauren Jauregui, not because you’ve ever heard any songs by her girl group Fifth Harmony, but because she decided to make a feminist statement after the 2016 election: Anti-American left-wing teachers at an all-girls Catholic school in Miami taught bisexual pop singer Lauren Jauregui the […]

NY Times Editor Claims Incompetence Led Him to Libel Sarah Palin

Testifying at a hearing in Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit, the editorial page editor of the New York Times, James Bennet, suggested that it was an accident — rhetorical clumsiness — which led him to falsely blame Palin for “political incitement” in a 2011 mass murder: “What I wasn’t trying to say was that there was […]

Snitch Culture: @LenaDunham Auditions for PC Thought Police Commissar

  Progressivism (noun) — A political ideology typified by a desire to destroy other people’s lives and call the result “progress.” If you’re a show-business multimillionaire, what do you do for fun? In the case of feminist TV performer Lena Dunham, you try to ruin the lives of people who have to actually work for […]

What Does ‘Homophobia’ Mean?

  The question raised by the #FireColbert controversy goes to the very heart of our 21st-century Culture War over “sexuality”: If I wanted to insult Stephen Colbert, I might have called him a lot of things, but “cock holster” probably wouldn’t have come to mind. By the standards of Stephen Colbert, however, there are no […]

New Jersey Computer Whiz Kid Discovers That Real Life Isn’t Like Web Design

Billy McFarland, allegedly a genius. You’re young. You’re smart. You do computer code. You attended a private university where the tuition is $51,960 a year, but dropped out your freshman year to start your own web company. You like rap music and made friends with a popular rapper, so you get this genius idea: Let’s […]

Remember, @SarahKSilverman Speaks Officially for the Democrat Party

“Hillary is our Democratic nominee, and I will proudly vote for her. It’s so inspiring.” — Sarah Silverman, July 25, 2016 Sarah Silverman is a Democrat. She spoke from the main stage at the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and may therefore be regarded as an official spokeswoman for the Democrat Party. It is important to […]

Dear @EmmaWatson: You Are the ‘Goodwill Ambassador’ for a Rape Culture

  Hello, Ms. Watson. Remember when you went to the United Nations and gave that speech about how everybody should be a feminist? April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Ms. Watson,. and the organization for which you are a spokeswoman . . . Well, let’s talk about “awareness”: A Wednesday report by the Associated Press […]

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