by | Feb 15, 2019

The other day all the major new outlets were covering a story about Elizabeth Warren saying on the campaign trail in Iowa that Donald Trump “might not even be a free person” but rather in jail at the time of the…

by | Jan 28, 2019

Mistaken identity is always a risk when a witch-hunt hysteria takes hold, and the hunt for “hate” in the Trump era has produced a mob mentality that rivals 17th-century Salem. Just ask Michelle Grissom, a Colorado middle-school teacher who may…

by | Jan 12, 2019

The President whom the Left media had been challenging for three years to “act Presidential” did it during his Oval Office address to the nation on Tuesday night, and the Democrats came back ten minutes later, crying “Wolf!” in an…

by | Jan 3, 2019

Well, that didn’t take long. Not yet sworn in as Orrin Hatch’s successor as a Republican Senator from Utah, Romney is already virtue signaling to the Washington Swamp that yes, indeed, he is one of them. And you wonder why…

by | Nov 27, 2018

Over there at Breitbart and also at the New York Post, John Nolte and Rich Lowry have nailed it exactly. To wit: the media got the caravan thunderously, embarrassingly wrong. Nolte points out the following. Fox’s Shepard Smith assured: “There is no invasion,” he…

by | Oct 31, 2018

The most fascinating feature of the Trump era is the President’s uncanny ability to bilk the media into providing coverage that confirms the percipience of his political positions. Their 24/7 coverage of the migrant caravan, complete with images that couldn’t…

by | Oct 28, 2018

Washington Critics often accuse President Donald Trump of using dog-whistles to gin up his conservative base. But really, Trump’s most effective trick is to get TV journalists to attack on demand — as you can see in cable news coverage…

by | Jul 18, 2018

It really is quite simple. Everyone is smart except Donald J. Trump. That’s why they all are billionaires and all got elected President. Only Trump does not know what he is doing. Only Trump does not know how to negotiate…

by | May 30, 2018

A once-upon-a-time voice for journalistic respectability — the Columbia Journalism Review — has consigned to the well-known hot place the notion that respectability entails letting voters rather than reporters decide whether a president is Abe Lincoln or a dirty lying rat….

by | May 21, 2018

If you are a graying Baby Boomer like me, you might remember a comedy troupe from the 1970s called “Firesign Theater.” They had their origin in FM “progressive” radio (KPFK-Los Angeles, 1966). The ensemble put out some two dozen comedy…

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