The CFPB’s Harry-Potter-styled rebellion of mid-level bureaucrats seems a lot less like Dumbledore’s Army and a lot more like Dolores Umbridge.
Campus protests against the ACLU are a sign that American ‘liberalism’ is being destroyed by the forces it unleashed and its own inherent contradictions.
Charlottesville’s novel solution to the conflict over Confederate monuments is to drape them in statue burqas meant to shield viewers from temptation.
This type of equivocation isn’t a new feature of the White House. And recognizing that can help both the Left and Right see each other’s concerns.
To be ready for dictatorship, people have to embrace its habits and practices voluntarily, or at least show little resistance. Google is doing its part.
Lena Dunham turning informant on politically incorrect airline employees shows how the Left is training us to internalize the ethos of the police state.
If ‘inflammatory rhetoric’ poisons the well of civility, then certainly liberals bear some responsibility for Wednesday’s hideous assault against Republicans.
Ross Douthat and Cornel West, despite their differences, shared a thoughtful conversation on politics and culture. Is this something others can replicate?
Why is it that the rules for being a good anti-racist white person are so eerily similar to the behavior of the racist ‘alt-right’?
For Ivanka, family clearly comes before any political differences she may have with her father. Which means the public shaming will continue.
The real story of the Trump administration is, in addition to his policies and pronouncements, how our intelligentsia image him and his administration.
At times like this, introspection and self-examination are important tools for anyone.
For all the similarities of situation and tactics, there are several reasons why ‘the Resistance’ is unlikely to succeed as the Tea Party did.
Rather than sneering at their opponents, liberals must learn to respect and welcome the open discourse and competing ideas they claim to champion.
In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, liberals have begun quaking in their boots over the rise of the xenophobic ‘far right.’ Are these fears really justified?
These kinds of grasping-at-straws conspiracy theories are pushed by the same people who complain about the United States entering ‘post-truth politics’ thanks to Donald Trump.
I found Donald Trump to be an obviously more acceptable candidate than anything the GOP has put in front us, a noted improvement for a Right that just one election ago was on life support.
The alt-right is a nebulous void into which Jews can project their anxieties while ignoring the real adversary that’s far more dangerous and whose origins lie much closer to home.
In The New York Times last week, Paul Krugman wrote what may be the most quietly unhinged column of the entire election, no mean feat.
When The New Republic published a discussion of Obama’s legacy, the conversation fixated on questions of race and gender—with one notable exception.
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