Turns out, #TheResistance is far from united in the Golden State. Resistance to California's insane "sanctuary state" law is spreading. Reports Fox News: “California has become a rogue state,” San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob said on the Todd Starnes Radio show. “Illegal immigration is wrong. There is a legal way to come into this country
Harris County, Georgia sounds like a great place to live and visit: A Georgia sheriff, whose politically incorrect welcome sign went viral in 2015, has a new, bold message for visitors to his county. “Our citizens have concealed weapons,” the welcome sign reads in part. “If you kill someone, we might kill you back.” But
I tend to run hot and cold when it comes to Peggy Noonan's columns at the Wall Street Journal, but this week's piece really sings: I have spent the past few days watching old videos of the civil-rights era, the King era, and there is something unexpectedly poignant in them. When you see those involved in
Real News: "A Third Of Millennials Aren’t Sure The Earth Is Round, Survey Finds" (CBS Pittsburgh) Correction: Not really Millennials. Post-Millennials. Gen Z. iGen. Whatever we're calling them. Post-correction: Governor Watts writes: "Your correction needs a correction. :) 18-24 year olds are still Millennials. All generations are arbitrary, but most definitions of Millennials include those born 1980/1982
Michelle Obama had some . . . enlightening things to say on Thursday at Simmons Leadership Conference in Boston concerning the American political scene. According to The Hill: The Obama administration “was like having the ‘good parent’ at home," the former first lady said. "The responsible parent, the one who told you to eat your carrots
Reports Jonathan Chait: "Trump Staffers Are Freaking Out Even More Than Usual Right Now." To read New York (and the New York Times, and the Washington Post, and . . . ) they're never not freaking out. #FakeNews
Gordon Chang says it's not a trade war. It's something bigger: "This is a contest for control of critical technologies, in other words, for the future." Read more by our own Spencer P. Morrison.
Why care about Kevin Williamson's firing from The Atlantic? Because it isn't really about Williamson. It's part of a larger, more dangerous shift in the culture. As Ben Domenech writes at The Federalist today: This story is a predictable continuation of the left’s ownership not just of media but indeed of all institutions. It is
But then he remembered "The Flight 93 Election." (This one by Decius is also on point.) "I take it that Williamson didn’t view the 2016 election as The Flight 93 Election. But it was," Jacobson writes. "So is the next one."
Kevin Williamson's short-lived tenure at The Atlantic is instructive, not so much for what he had to say (and the targets he picked), as for the response to his dismissal. Taken in isolation, the story doesn't amount to much. Mainstream publications have hired (irony alert) and quickly fired controversial writers before. Add the erstwhile National Review