f you listen carefully to how some conservatives, in particular, conservatives “of a certain age,” speak about Black Lives Matter, you’ll hear a lot of talk about how BLM is Marxist. At first glance, this is understandable, given that one of the founders of the movement referred to herself and her co-founders as “trained Marxists.” And […]
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Jeremy Carl is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he focuses on energy policy, U.S. politics, and immigration reform.
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henever conservatives castigate the blatant lawlessness, vandalism, threats, and violence that have regularly been present in the nationwide George Floyd protests, liberals accuse us of failing to distinguish “peaceful protestors” from looters and rioters. Superficially, this distinction makes sense. Looters and rioters are an imminent threat to public welfare. Peaceful protestors, by definition, are not. […]
hen Jussie Smollett’s hate hoax collapsed spectacularly a few weeks back, after being publicized incessantly by Hollywood celebrities and the mainstream media, the most penetrating take came from journalist Andy Ngo. “Jussie Smollett’s hoax is symptomatic of America’s illness,” Ngo wrote—a combination he attributed to the rise of victimhood culture fueled in significant part by […]
A statement posted on social media by Pittsburgh Tree of Life synagogue shooter shows what he shares in common with 99 percent of the members of the “mainstream” media: “For the record I did not vote for him [Trump] nor have I owned, worn or even touched a MAGA hat.” Yet while the president, like […]
The long descent of Arizona Republicans from Barry Goldwater to Jeff Flake is in many ways the story of the decline of the modern conservative movement. As Tucker Carlson noted after watching Flake’s sad capitulation to Democrats’ preposterous demands for an FBI investigation of Brett Kavanaugh: “In Washington, when they congratulate you on leaving the […]