The Other McCain

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

Gender Insanity for $45,078 a Year

Caroline Narby is “five feet tall and pudgy,” she tells us at the beginning of her article “My Butchness,” a rather solipsistic 2,000-word discussion of her sexual identity. Of course, I graduated from a third-tier state university in Alabama, where using a fancy word like “solipsistic” would be considered kind of a show-off move, but […]

Feminism Requires a Theory of the Moral and Intellectual Inferiority of Males

If women are systematically oppressed by males, as feminist theory insists, the perpetrators and beneficiaries of this oppression — i.e., males — must be selfish and cruel. Quod erat demonstrandum. After my previously described encounter with a Wellesley graduate, I continued my tour of the online lunatic asylum that is Feminist Tumblr, and came across […]

Is Sexual Desire Dehumanizing?

Studying feminist theory requires an ability to maintain sanity in the constant presence of madness. Today while making my rounds inside the online feminist lunatic asylum, I encountered this: When women say “But I like to be objectified! Doesn’t everybody, sometimes?” it used to annoy me, but now it just breaks my heart a little. […]

Do You Want to Be a ‘Male Feminist’?

“Feminism is organized insanity. Why be merely crazy, when you can turn your mental illness into a political movement?” — Robert Stacy McCain, Jan. 29 If there is anything feminists hate more than Christianity, heterosexuality, America and capitalism, it’s a “male feminist.” The quotation marks are required because “male feminist” is an oxymoron, a contradiction […]

The ‘Rape Epidemic’ That Isn’t

Heather Mac Donald: The most common statistic thrown out these days by President Obama, Vice President Biden, on down is that one in five women will be the victims of sexual assault during their college careers. Detroit is America’s most violent city. Its violent crime rate for all four violent felonies — that’s rape, murder, […]

Just Murder, Not a ‘Hate Crime’

The headline in January was frightening: Lesbian gunned down in North Philly A North Philadelphia lesbian was shot in broad daylight [Jan. 13] while on her way to work. Kim Jones, 56, was shot in the head at 9:30 a.m. while she was standing on the corner of 12th and Jefferson streets near Temple University, […]

Sex, Lies and ‘Broken People’

Bobby Bradshaw spent seven months in jail because a crazy woman with a fake Russian accent falsely accused him of rape: “If everyone knew the whole story, they could make a movie out of it,” he said. “It’s something you couldn’t write. It’s too crazy.” . . . At the July hearing, the woman, speaking […]

Caught in a Web of Lies at UVA

Oh! What a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive. — Sir Walter Scott Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, spent months investigating the claims made in a Rolling Stone story and found no truth: A four-month police investigation into an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia that Rolling Stone magazine described […]

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