The Other McCain

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

Cop-Hater Kills Two Cops in Brooklyn Ambush; NY Times Obfuscates Motive

Michelle Malkin: “Sickos on the Left have been stoking hatred against cops for months now in the wake of Ferguson and explicitly calling for their murder.” They finally got what they wanted Saturday when a cop-hater named Ismaaiyl Abdulah Brinsley shot his ex-girlfriend near Baltimore, posted anti-cop messages on social media and drove to New […]

Rape Culture Update

Rolling Stone’s @SabrinaRErdely has been so busy keeping us informed about how wealthy fratboys at elite universities routinely gang-rape 18-year-old girls . . . Wait, no. Actually, she hasn’t tweeted a single word in the past 18 days. We are nevertheless sure she’s been plenty busy, which explains why she hasn’t reported these stories: Police have […]

As Real as Rape: How Bad Journalism Advances Feminism’s Anti-Male Agenda

“Campus activism about rape provides a means of disseminating the core message of feminist ideology, i.e., that men are evil and dangerous and that male sexuality is inherently violent and oppressive to women.” — Robert Stacy McCain, Aug. 10, 2014 Glenn Reynolds demolished the phony “college rape epidemic” meme in his USA Today column Monday, […]

As UVA Rape Story Falls Apart, Feminists Try to Save ‘Rape Culture’ Narrative

Reporting by the Washington Post and ABC News is steadily ripping to shreds the gang-rape story “Jackie” told Rolling Stone‘s Sabrina Rubin Erdely. Ed Morrissey at Hot Air has a good summary of how the story is unraveling. It seems clear that editors at Rolling Stone did not adequately vet the story and, as Eric […]

The Rape of Credibility: Feminism’s Agenda and the Jackie Coakley Scandal

@ChuckCJohnson reports that the young woman pictured above is named Jackie Coakley, and that she was the main source for Rolling Stone‘s sensational (and now discredited) story about an alleged 2012 gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house. Can I say for certain that Coakley has been correctly identified? I cannot, but (a) […]

Why Ferguson?

Riot police on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri. “Fox and CNN viewers witnessed a police car, a car dealership and the local Little Caesar’s Pizza set ablaze, a beauticians’ store looted, a McDonald’s with its windows smashed — and ‘Full circle: Liquor store Michael Brown accused of robbing being looted.’” — Ed Driscoll, Nov. 24, […]

Is Salon Saying That Rep. Paul Ryan Is A Time Traveller?

by Smitty There is so much buildup on Elias Isquith’s chin that he’s kind of incoherent (emphasis mine): While there are no doubt many changes ideologues like Ryan would like to see the CBO make, reports indicate that the main reason GOPers want to install a right-wing hack as its chief is in order to […]

And @AlecMacGillis Misses the Bus

To quote what I said Wednesday: The aftermath of a wave election always involves a contest by partisans and pundits to seize control of the narrative, to tell us What It Really Means, although usually the truth can only be known with the advantage of hindsight. When Democrats sustain a world-historic ass-kicking, as they did Tuesday, a certain […]

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