The Other McCain

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

‘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 […]

Hillary and the Clinton News Network

The great thing about having the media as part of your campaign team is that they willingly lend credibility to your most implausible excuses: Hillary Clinton said Monday night she’s “met a high standard of transparency” about her health and didn’t think the pneumonia was “going to be that big a deal.” Clinton said she felt […]

A Young Gay Trump Supporter Confronts the ‘Politics of Personal Destruction’

  Lucian Wintrich is an artist in New York who lost his job because of his “Twinks for Trump” campaign. (“Twink” is gay slang for an attractive young male.) If you think Democrats are pro-gay, you should know what kind of persecution they inflict on gay Republicans: Wintrich had his social media accounts shut down, […]

Did We Watch the Same Speech?

  CLEVELAND The hysterical reaction by many journalists to Donald Trump’s speech last night was further evidence of their absurd bias. Donald Trump’s RNC Speech Was a Terrifying Display of Nightmarish Authoritarianism — Peter Suderman, Reason The Demagogue Rises — Matthew Continetti, Free Beacon Donald Trump’s Un-American Acceptance Speech — Franklin Foer, Slate Donald Trump’s […]

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