The Other McCain

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

David Horowitz Schools Jonah Goldberg: #NeverTrump as Moral Cowardice

After a Twitter quarrel that made headlines, David Horowitz decided to make his case against the #NeverTrump crowd at greater length: The posture of these NeverTrumpers is transparently self-serving. It preserves their intellectual credentials as “conservatives,” and simultaneously takes them out of the line of fire from an increasingly vicious Left whose goal is to […]

The ‘Deep State’ Is Real: Whistleblower Punished for Pentagon Spy Complaint

Rowan Scarborough reports at The Washington Times: A Trump-supporting Pentagon analyst was stripped of his security clearance by Obama-appointed officials after he complained of questionable government contracts to Stefan Halper, the FBI informant who spied on the Trump presidential campaign. Adam Lovinger, a 12-year strategist in the Pentagon’s Office of Net Assessment, complained to his […]

Russia! Russia! Russia!

The headline stack on top of this morning’s Drudge Report: UPDATE: Trump Tower meeting with Russians WAS meant to ‘get information’ on Hillary… ‘I did not know about it!’ Trump would fight any special counsel subpoena… WASH POST: Precarious moment in presidency…  Since Sunday, I’ve been watching CNN (so you don’t have to) and they’re […]

The Left’s Pyrrhic Victory (and When Did Everybody Become ‘Alt-Right’?)

  Let me begin by congratulating Sarah Jeong on becoming America’s most successful young hate-monger. She is arguably more racist than Richard Spencer, and yet is employed by the New York Times, and Vox is celebrating this as a victory over the “alt-right”: She’s also an outspoken progressive and feminist, making her an obvious target […]

The Carter Page FISA Documents: The Steele Dossier, the Leaks, the Witch Hunt

Here are some headlines from September and October 2016: U.S. intel officials probe ties between Trump adviser and Kremlin — Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News, Sept. 23, 2016 Michael Isikoff has the latest tale of people with questionable ties to Russia within the Trump campaign — Washington Post, Sept. 23, Sept. 23, 2016 Donald Trump advisor […]

‘Cohen! Cohen! Cohen!’

Continuing to watch CNN (so you don’t have to), they have now switched from “Russia! Russia! Russia!” to “Cohen! Cohen! Cohen!” This reflects the headline today in the New York Times: Michael Cohen Secretly Taped Trump Discussing Payment to Playboy Model Now, the ordinary non-CNN viewer may ask, “So what?” Probably the not-obsessed-with-politics-24/7 person has […]

‘Russia! Russia! Russia!’

  Up this morning at 6 a.m., I turned the TV to CNN and watched 15 minutes of “Russia! Russia! Russia!” Then I changed the channel to MNSBC, and watched another two hours of “Russia! Russia! Russia!” At this moment (8:23 a.m. ET, as I write this sentence), David Axelrod is being interviewed on CNN […]

Trump’s Summer Summit Bummer

Here’s the top of the headline stack at the Drudge Report today: TRUMP IN THE DOG HOUSE! RASMUSSEN SLIPS TO 44%…  Bookmaker increases chances of impeachment… Dems want Trump interpreter to testify before Congress… Russia Liquidates US Treasury Holdings… Putin Trespassed in NATO Airspace on Way to Summit…  How Maria Butina gained access to elite […]

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