A lot of people I respect greatly are coming to the defense of Confederate war monuments in the wake of the Charlottesville brouhaha. I understand their impulse to resist this latest frenzy of the leftist mobs that are literally tearing down statues and
There have been two voices of reason amidst the hysteria in response to Donald Trump’s latest outburst. “Instead of debating the proposal in a reasoned way, the political class—both parties—and … the media are treating it as a thoughtcrime,” writes James Taranto.
I’m not coming around on Donald Trump. Well, not really. I still basically agree with those conservative commentators who think he’s an obnoxious glitterati Kardashian-with-a-toupee buffoon. I’m particularly repulsed by his pursuit of the most superficial trappings of gaudy wealth and his