The Other McCain

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

Max Boot Is an Idiot

  Tucker Carlson opened his show Tuesday night by taking aim at one of the most overrated neocon gasbags in Washington: “Here’s a helpful hint about how your government works. We’re full of helpful hints on this show. If you ever see consensus forming in Washington, run — something awful is about to happen. For […]

Jeffrey Toobin Is Scum

  In the sidebar, Ace of Spades reminds us that CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin is an immoral scumbag who cheated on his wife with the 20-something daughter of his colleague Jeff Greenfield. When his young paramour got pregnant, Toobin pressured her to get an abortion, but she had the baby and a DNA test […]

Tucker Carlson: CNN Dutifully Follows ‘Marching Orders’ From Nancy Pelosi

  In his Wednesday opening monologue, Tucker Carlson explained that the real collusion is between Democrats and the “mainstream” media: This past Sunday afternoon, we learned that the Trump campaign did not collude with the government of Russia. That was the conclusion of Robert Mueller’s investigation, an investigation that spent two years exhaustively looking into […]

‘A Painful Gut Punch’ for MSNBC

  For 675 days of the Mueller investigation, Rachel Maddow enjoyed her best-ever ratings, promising her audience of angry Democrats that the special counsel would soon rid America of the unwelcome presidency of Donald J. Trump. For MSNBC viewers, the result was a catastrophe: Last Friday, Robert Mueller turned over the results of his titanic […]

‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ Michael Avenatti Arrested by Feds in Extortion Scheme

  It this the best week ever, or what? The arrest Monday of Michael Avenatti in an extortion case reportedly linked to fellow celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos sparked trouble for two men who recently had been fixtures on cable news, especially CNN. Avenatti, the pugnacious attorney best known for representing adult-film actress Stormy Daniels in […]

Media’s Trump Derangement Syndrome So Bad, Ted Koppel Is Complaining

  Readers under 40 may need to be reminded who Ted Koppel is, but he used to be a pretty important TV news guy: Iconic news anchor and former “Nightline” host Ted Koppel recently fired a shot across the bow at the mainstream media — particularly the New York Times and the Washington Post — […]

Totalitarian Twitter Tactics

  Rep. Devin Nunes has filed a $250 million lawsuit against Twitter, and it’s time to have a conversation about the silencing of dissent: Does anyone remember “GamerGate”? In October 2014, a friend named Beth Haper urged me to pay more attention to the controversy that erupted over accusations of unethical favoritism by journalists covering […]

Competing Worldviews

Conservatives face a tough fight as Big Tech’s censorship expands — Donald Trump Jr., The Hill The internet is radicalizing white men. Big tech could be doing more — Alex Koppelman, CNN Here’s a question: Do you think that censoring conservatives on the Internet will reduce extremist violence or increase it? Much of what New […]

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