After the Des Moines Register outed offensive tweets local charity sensation Carson King had written at age 16, donations to his charitable cause tripled.
Ben Penn’s smear of Leif Olson is the latest example of how cancel culture is hollowing out civic life and undermining the media’s credibility.
GoFundMe, where Israel Folau initially located his legal defense fund after being fired over a Christian Instagram meme, abruptly closed his account, accusing him of bigotry.
We can be reminded of people we would have otherwise forgotten, we can savagely dismantle bad arguments, and we can find kindred spirits across the world. Social media isn’t so bad after all.
He was making cartoons, believing in Jesus, voting Democratic, and holding quietly pro-life views. Why drag him into the Twittersphere? Can’t a guy just live his life?
As mainstream sci-fi publishing has gotten more and more political, writers have discovered there’s a huge market for apolitical, independent books.
Major media organizations are about to be sued for irresponsibly turning innocent Covington Catholic school boys into objects of national hatred. A lack of standards threatens to open the media to all kinds of legal liabilities.
The Covington Catholic school students should go on with the rest of their young lives knowing that many are sorry they contributed to their public impugning and regret it.
Although these often superfluous, theatrical, and overindulgent displays have been the source of much ridicule, outrage and offence are not intrinsically bad intuitions.
After days of outrage and condemnations, the Covington affair has revealed a disturbing bigotry among far too many media figures and outlets on the left.
Whatever comes out of this will be a defining moment for all those Covington Catholic kids and their families and the institutions that failed to protect them.
He wanted Roseanne Barr fired, yet he defends Sarah Jeong’s racist tweets. New York Times columnist Bret Stephens is a big hypocrite on speech policing.
A career death penalty for a tweet seems egregious especially when the same guardians of public morality are extolling those who offend public sensibilities in other ways.
Mob compliance is a vicious and deadly cycle. The only way to stop the cycle is to stop complying with the mob’s demands.
Something must have gone wrong with the culture’s conspicuous love of science, because it is manifesting itself in odd spasms of hostility to science.
Demonizing millions of good people, like Kevin Williamson, for believing what they believe or voting who they voted for is poisonous to our country.
Were August Ames merely run out of a job, we wouldn’t be talking about it—because that has become pretty commonplace. We got our sacrifice. And now it’s bigger.
You really have to marvel at how fast we’ve progressed from ‘Bake the cake, bigot’ to ‘Take off your dress, bigot.’
Play into President Trump’s war against CNN, even as a private citizen, and you may have an international news organization devote itself to destroying your life.
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