First Amendment

Our Imploding Press

If democracy in the United States is imperiled, as some say it is, then the pregnant question remains: Imperiled by whom? For the Left, Democrats, […]

Cake, Conscience, and Kangaroo Courts

The Supreme Court’s 7-2 decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission was no jurisprudential masterpiece, but its messy eating marks an important point […]

Bullies in the White House Press Corps

Of all the post-2016 credibility casualties—the Clintons, the FBI, Hollywood, professional athletes, late-night comedians—the American news media is the most bloodied. After fluffing Barack Obama […]

The Respect Deficit

He was duly and legally elected. It was a surprise to many and a great disappointment to a large number of voters. Many were enraged […]

Wolfe’s Witness

Tom Wolfe died last week. His works will live on for a long time. There is a scene in Wolfe’s 1968 book The Electric Kool-Aid […]