Mitchell Blatt
Mitchell Blatt
Mitchell Blatt
Mitchell Blatt is a columnist and freelance writer based in China who covers politics and travel. He is the editor of Bombs and Dollars and the lead author of Panda Guides' Hong Kong guidebook. He has been published at Washington, Daily, The, and Newsbusters, among other outlets.
Stop Whining. Nobody Owes You A Job

Your job belongs to the person who pays you to do it. Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton all say the opposite, but they’re lying to get your vote.

10 Things Trump Said But Says He Didn’t

Either Donald Trump has a horrible memory or he’s a pathological liar. Either way, it’s pretty clear you can’t trust at thing he says. So what else is he lying about?

Social Justice Warriors Need To Get A Sense Of Humor About Trans People

Trans people shouldn’t be off-limits for comedians. That some social justice warriors think they should be just shows they need to lighten up.

The Left Hates Walmart For Existing And For Not Existing

One cannot be logically consistent in opposing Walmart construction while also opposing Walmart closings.

Social Justice Warriors At Oberlin Don’t Know Anything About Ethnic Food

Kids at Oberlin College are complaining because their cafeteria serves bad versions of…American food.

Not All Shooting Sprees Are Terrorism

Terrorism is a different thing than a random shooting and requires a different response. Confusing the two would make our response less effective.

Campus Race Warriors’ Demands Will Hurt Asians

Hiring more African-American faculty, as campus protestors are demanding, will necessarily reduce the percentage of Asian faculty.

Freedom Can’t Coexist With Campus Political Correctness

It’s impossible for people and society to govern themselves if their rights are subject to other people’s feelings.

Marco Rubio: The Republican Barack Obama

Marco Rubio has President Obama’s charisma, youth, pop-culture sensibilities, and golden tongue. And a Republican Obama is just what the Grand Old Party needs.

Bernie Sanders Voted For Criminal-Justice Measures He’s Denouncing

Yes, the U.S. prison population has greatly expanded. And Bernie Sanders is part of the reason for that.

Republicans Are The Real Big-Tent Party

Looking for a variety of nuanced positions on important matters? Look to the Republican Party. The Democratic Party has become homogenized.

Sexbots Aren’t The Answer To Feminism

A robot that looks like a woman but isn’t a woman is just a fake woman for men who don’t like women.

Columba Bush Is No Hillary Clinton

Jeb Bush’s unassuming wife has begun to surface during his campaign for president.

Don’t Shame Chrissie Hynde For Owning A Bad Decision That Led To Her Assault

If it ‘sounds like common sense’ to not get high and hang out with motorcycle gangs, you aren’t alone. So why are people attacking rocker Chrissie Hynde?

Keep Speaking Spanish, Jeb Bush

If no Republican politician communicates to Spanish-speaking groups in their language of choice, the Republican Party will have a harder time earning their support.

Immigration Needs Fixing, Not The Language

We do not want to label immigration a crime. We should welcome immigrants. That is why it is important to call illegal immigrants what they are.

Stuart Stevens On Taking The Field, From Football To The Presidency

Campaign operative Stuart Stevens talks about his new book, growing up in the South, football and boxing, running campaigns for George W. Bush and Mitt Romney, and 2016.

Democrats Have A Bernie Sanders Problem

Democrat’s difficulties to distinguish themselves from Bernie Sanders’ socialism reveal how the party has shifted.

The Military Isn’t A Jobs Program

If becoming a citizen of the United States isn’t a right but a privilege, what better way for foreign citizens to earn it than by defending our freedom?

How American Expats Can Represent Their Country

Here’s what it feels like to be an American expat living in China.