The Other McCain

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

The Left Doesn’t Care About Facts: Why #StandWithCovington Still Matters

  Professor Donald Douglas summarizes the lesson we’re learning: Although these kind of lynch mob stories aren’t new, this whole thing for me has been extremely clarifying. Twitter is a radioactive dump of hatred and lies, and as the site’s run by leftists, it won’t get better. . . . If you’re a Trump supporter […]

Lessons From an Online Lynching (Why #StandWithCovington Is Going Viral)

  One of the basic rules of political journalism is, you don’t have to comment on every controversy that comes along. And you certainly don’t have to rush to become the first to publish such a commentary. What happened over the weekend with a viral video of Catholic school boys confronted by a protester in […]

Haunted by Ghosts of ‘Fitzmas’ Past: Jason Leopold’s Trump/Cohen Debacle

Jason Leopold is a journalist, allegedly. The anti-Trump media are going through the Kübler-Ross stages of grief, Professor Jacobson notes, since the collapse of Thursday’s BuzzFeed “exclusive” with the devastating headline, “President Trump Directed His Attorney To Lie To Congress About The Moscow Tower Project.” One clue to what was wrong with the story was […]

Transgender Victimhood Narrative Update

Dana Martin, 31, was found shot to death in Alabama. The New York Times has important news of nationwide significance: An Alabama woman has become the first known transgender person killed this year in the United States. Dana Martin, 31, identified by advocacy groups as a black transgender woman, was found shot to death in […]

Google: ‘To Control the Narrative, We Planted Stories with Journalists’

  One of the things I noticed during the August 2017 controversy about Google’s firing of James Damore was that the media were promoting “fake news” about the Harvard-educated scientist: Repeatedly, headlines mischaracterize Damore’s views as “anti-diversity” (despite his clearly stated support for diversity) and news articles falsely assert that Damore argued women were “genetically unsuited” (Washington […]

Media’s Anti-White Bias Makes Houston Drive-By Shooting National News

  When 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes was killed in a drive-by shooting in Houston Dec. 30, the story “captured nationwide attention,” because Jazmine’s family claimed that the shooter was a white man: The teen and her mother described the suspect as a white man with blue eyes, a thin build and no beard. They say he […]

Trump Goes to Iraq, #FakeNews Media Embarrass Themselves

  After the #FakeNews media and #NeverTrump ex-Republicans had gone all-in on President Trump’s supposedly historic lack of patriotism, it was discovered that the Commander-in-Chief had been secretly in transit to Iraq even while these headlines and tweets were being written: President Donald Trump made a surprise trip to Iraq on Wednesday to visit the […]

Democrats: Government Is Christmas, and Trump Is the Grinch or Something

  Their talking points are always so . . . original: Several Democrats called President Donald Trump “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” during the government shutdown fight over wall funding last weekend. During the government shutdown fight over Trump’s proposed $5 billion in wall funding, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) compared the president to Dr. Suess’s […]

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