The Other McCain

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

New York’s ‘Curve’ Has Been Bent

  Look very closely at that image from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s press briefing Sunday. The daily peak of new COVID-19 hospitalizations — 3,177, based on three-day rolling averages — was three weeks ago. The latest number, 1,087 on Saturday, represents a 66% reduction. Think about this, and remember that the whole point of […]

The Things That Pass for Knowledge

  This morning, I woke up and checked Instapundit and found an item about the wrongness of Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel’s COVID-19 prediction — “Missed it by that much,” as Maxwell Smart would say — that included this: “The weekends at the Covid didn’t turn out like you planned.” This is an allusion to a Steely […]

Rumor: North Korean Dictator Dead?

  Important, if true: North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un may be dead or near death, according to several reports that circulated Saturday. Former Fox News reporter Adam Housley cited a Hong Kong media outlet that reported the North Korean leader had passed. Japanese sources reported that the Supreme Leader had undergone a cardiac procedure […]

1993 Video Emerges Supporting Sexual Misconduct Accusation Against Joe Biden

  The hashtag #DropOutBiden began trending on Twitter this morning in the wake of yesterday’s exclusive report by Ryan Grim at The Intercept: A new piece of evidence has emerged buttressing the credibility of Tara Reade’s claim that she told her mother about allegations of sexual harassment and assault related to her former boss, then-Sen. […]

‘Morning Joe’ Goes Nuts, Screaming About Fox News: ‘They Never Learn!’

  Joe Scarborough is smarter than everybody, so smart that he had foreknowledge of the coronavirus pandemic — “back like in February!” — that would have saved “more people . . . than died in the entire Vietnam tragedy!” Despite this, I have never heard Joe Scarborough criticize Andrew Cuomo for New York’s lack of […]

Gov. Cuomo: ‘You Can Go to Work and You Can Be an Essential Worker’

Are you currently unemployed because your governor declared your employment to be “non-essential” and you can’t get a job working for a cable news channel? Don’t worry, says the governor: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that protesters calling for the state to reopen the economy so they can go back to work could […]

Oh, Feminists Losing Their Jobs?

You have to read this very carefully: An internal document at Vice Media Group lays out a plan for substantial layoffs at the new-media company’s websites, as Vice considers a variety of options to deal with coronavirus pandemic. The planning document, which was reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, calls for layoffs of over 300 […]

Study: 56% of Liberal Women Under Age 30 Have Been Diagnosed as Mentally Ill

  Trump Derangement Syndrome is real: Zach Goldberg . . . has analysed the latest dataset released by the reputable Pew Research Center. This is the Pew Research Panel, Wave 64, which interviewed a representative sample of 11,537 American adults between March 19th and March 24th. . . . Among those aged 18 to 29, […]

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