John Bolton

Kill Your Inner John Bolton

We each have a miniature John Bolton living rent-free inside our heads, ruining our peace ...

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Okay White People, Break It Up

In a season 3 episode of NYPD Blue, profoundly un-PC detective Andy Sipowicz (played by De...

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Baltimore, Maryland

The Final Solution to the Baltimore Question

Conservative firebrand Dana Loesch has the cure for what ails Baltimore: a trash-pickup fi...

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Fare Warning

It has been very hot in my part of France lately. Not far away, the temperature in the sha...

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Louis Farrakhan

Louis Farrakhan Is Hilarious, So Leave Him Alone

Last week the cancerously large social-media website Facebook and its narcissism-enabling ...

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Media Pot Reporting: Just Don’t Call Us Uncool!

I think I'll direct a series of low-budget movies with names like "Tobacco Madness," "Gun ...

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The United States of Abstractions

America was founded by British Protestant men. The Constitution, as we read in its Preambl...

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Shaun King

Nonwhite Privilege

Did you hear the one about the white and the Asian who went to court over a black man’s ...

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Moral Confusion About Immigration

In her December 21 column in The New York Times, “None of Us Deserve Citizenship,” Mic...

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Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama and Other Noble Sages

The Barclays Center in Brooklyn seats 19,000, and last Saturday it was packed with liberal...

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Racism in ‘Harper’s Magazine’

There’s a certain type of black public intellectual who is becoming increasingly common....

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Parthenoffspring of Interest

The continued thoughtless use of the word person continues to puzzle me. Who was the Per w...


GOP Needs Update to Dems’ Cage Match Rules

It's time to update the GOP's Marquess of Queensbury Rules. If you saw Ruth Bader Ginsb...

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Hoaxing the Pseudo-Academic Nitwits

The best thing about being a modern academic is that you don’t have to know anything or ...