The Other McCain

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

The Big Lie: ‘Rape Culture,’ the UVA Hoax and the Democrat-Media Complex

The dishonest journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely and her dishonest source, Jackie Coakley, are both expected to testify in the UVA rape hoax trial that began today in Charlottesville, Virginia: A defamation lawsuit filed by a former University of Virginia dean against Rolling Stone magazine for its botched article about an alleged gang rape at the […]

MS-13 Gang Terrorizes Town in N.Y.

  The New York Times reports: For nearly two decades, MS-13, a gang with roots in Los Angeles and El Salvador, has been terrorizing [Brentwood, N.Y.], the authorities say, especially its young people. Since 2009, its members have been accused of at least 14 murders, court and police records show. Tensions simmer here because some […]

Boomerang: NBC Suspends ‘Today’ Host Billy Bush Because …

. . . uh, why? Honestly, I’m mystified by this unexpected and, to me, inexplicable reaction to the Trump 2005 “hot mic” video leak: Billy Bush has been suspended from the “Today” show “pending further review of the matter.” It is unclear if he will ever return to the broadcast. “He will never be on […]

‘The Fire Under All of This Smoke is … Barely Enough to Light a Cigar’

So says Jazz Shaw of Hot Air in addressing the “October surprise” of the New York Times report on Donald Trump’s taxes. What the Times seems to have done is to extrapolate from the documents it mysteriously obtained to guess about what might be found in documents it does not have. They assert that, because […]

No, Miss Universe Can’t Be 170 Pounds

  It should not be necessary to explain why a beauty queen is obliged to maintain her physique at or near her pageant-winning form during her yearlong tenure as the reigning Miss Whatever. She wins a local beauty contest, which qualifies her to compete at higher levels, on up to a national title and, perhaps, […]

Yes, #BlackLivesMatter Is About Hate

“With Election Day only weeks away, it is possible the chaos in the Tarheel State is part of a left-wing get-out-the-vote effort to foment unrest in the state’s black communities. . . . “Riots, of course, are the stock in trade of radical speculator George Soros, the preeminent funder of the Left who has given […]

Islamic Terrorist Ahmad Rahami Traveled to Foreign Hotbed of Islamic Terrorism

The social-justice crowd loves to play identity politics when it comes to suggesting, for example, that all men are sexists who oppress women or that racism is to blame when a black suspect gets shot by cops. However, this progressive principle works the opposite way when a Muslim immigrant commits an act of terrorism. On […]

The Objective Truth of @fmanjoo and the New York Times’ Partisan Bias

What is the truth about Hillary Clinton’s health and why should Americans trust the media to tell us the truth? This was a question raised last month by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani in an interview on Fox News Sunday with host Shannon Bream: “She has an entire media empire that…fails to point […]

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