Monthly Archives: January 2018

Th’ newspaper does ivrything f’r us

Don Surber wrote in an essay about things journalists get wrong, that the notion that the job of newspapers (the media) is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable, is actually part of a sarcastic diatribe against newspapers: Th’ … Continue reading

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Country Over Party or…

Brit Hume explains: Such an empty slogan. Sounds patriotic, but remember: the reason people join political parties is that they support what the party stands for, believing it’s best for the country. And parties are the vehicles by which people … Continue reading

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The Left Hates You. Act Accordingly.

I’ve referenced this article before (it’s from February of 2017), but I have never really given it its full due. It’s a masterpiece. Leftists don’t merely disagree with you. They don’t merely feel you are misguided. They don’t think you … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Subscribe

From a tweat by Glenn Greenwald, someone with whom I don’t generally agree. The set-up: This [book, "Fire and Fury" by Michael Wolff] is a juicy, fun detail that a lot of reporters were chasing — but no one wrote … Continue reading

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The Diversity of Identicals

For reasons that escape me, Instapundit linked to a truly awful article, titled Wanted: A Self-Draining Swamp that had the promising subtitle “Perhaps the most insidious threat facing Western democracies has been the progressive decline of elite accountability and responsibility.”. … Continue reading

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