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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...

Politics

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 ...

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Al Sharpton

No More Mr. White Guy

"They know the optics of 11 white men questioning Dr. Ford ... will be so harmful and so d...

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Sex and ‘Mean Girls’ Politics

For centuries writers have depicted the weaker sex’s knack for using gossip and manipula...

Politics

Ben Shapiro

Ben Shapiro’s Morality Play

“Indifferent hacks and mediocrities tower, by pushing their forces to a lucrative point,...

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Holocaust Denial Triumphant

Two years ago, I penned a piece titled “Denial Is Dead.” The gist of it was that Holoc...

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Color Me Raped

When I was a child, one of the many life lessons my parents taught me is that it’s easy ...

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Flinging Poo at a Jew

As a child, the thing I found most startling about attending majority-black public schools...

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Beyond Translation

The key to a successful career in any modern bureaucracy, it seems to me, is the mastery o...

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Nothing Is Safe From Resentment

The grim corollary of what I have called human nature’s difficult need for esteem is tha...

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America’s Delusional Self-Destructiveness

Progressives and their neocon brethren have been predictably outraged this week, because a...