The Other McCain

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

The Standards of Liberal Journalism Are Every Bit as Real as ‘Haven Monahan’

How about we start speaking some blunt truths? Rolling Stone magazine perpetrated a hoax against the University of Virginia, doing “journalism” about an alleged gang rape that evidently never happened. The source of the dramatic tale Rolling Stone published last November, “A Rape on Campus,” was a UVA student named Jackie who has been proven to […]

Columbia Review of Rolling Stone’s UVA Rape Hoax Story to Be Released Tonight

Associated Press: News organizations following up on Rolling Stone’s horrifying tale of a gang rape at the University of Virginia exposed serious flaws in the report and the Charlottesville Police Department said its four-month investigation found no evidence that the attack happened — or that the man who allegedly orchestrated it even exists. Now the […]

TV Reporter’s Cheap ‘Gotcha’ Story Incites Hate Mob Against Indiana Pizza Shop

“RFRA: Michiana business wouldn’t cater a gay wedding.” “Restaurant denies some services to same-sex couples.” That’s how Alyssa Marino “reported” a story Tuesday on ABC affiliate WBND-TV in South Bend, Indiana, with the result that a firestorm of hatred came raining down on a pizza shop: There were no complaints nor denials of service to […]

The Social Justice Lynch Mob

Ashe Schow demolishes the Obama Age media: The point here is that in example after example, the prevailing narrative sold by the media and social justice activists has been disproven after an investigation of the facts. When it comes down to it, it’s cheap and easy for Obama to say something in public to show […]

Can We Make #FactsMatter Trend?

Jonathan Capehart (@capehartj) confronts #Ferguson truth: [T]he Justice Department released two must-read investigations connected to the killing of Brown that filled in blanks, corrected the record and brought sunlight to dark places by revealing ugly practices that institutionalized racism and hardship. They have also forced me to deal with two uncomfortable truths: Brown never surrendered […]

Netanyahu Wins, Obama Loses

It was profoundly weird to watch coverage of the Israeli elections Tuesday. At one point, I saw CNN’s John King doing exit poll results as if this was a U.S. presidential election and I was like, “What the hell is this?” What it was, of course, is that American Democrats (including members of President Obama’s […]

‘Sickening Desires’

Shakyla Wilson is charged with aggravated sexual abuse. Political correctness is bad for the news business. Cops and prosecutors give you quotes that are solid gold? Headlines, baby. Lesbian Coach ‘Preyed on the Innocence of Young Girls,’ Police Chief Says Alternately: Prosecutor Condemns Accused Lesbian Molester’s ‘Sickening Desires’ Do you want to sell newspapers or […]

The Motives of Moody Loners

Last month’s shooting in Chapel Hill, N.C., sparked a raging online argument over whether it was (a) an anti-Muslim hate crime or (b) a dispute over a parking space. The insistence that the motive for the crime was either one or the other omits the possibility that it was (c) both or (d) neither. The victims […]

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