Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

James Taranto at the Wall Street Journal points out the appearance of corporate collusion with the Clintons’ campaign. Is this the dark corporate money liberals have been warning us about? And should the New York Times be forced to give up its First Amendment protections because it coordinated with a special interest group in its […]

Where is speech, including political engagement, by a corporation not only tolerated, but celebrated and encouraged? How about in the pages of the New York Times? James Taranto’s column today skewers the notion that liberals want to shut up all corporations. They just want to shut up the corporations with which they disagree. What the Times […]

The New York Times printed yet another attack on Walmart. This time Walmart corrected their “rough draft.” It turns out Timothy Egan at the New York Times could use one of them editor-thingies I’m always hearing about, or at least a fact-checker. Maybe Politifact can spare one. Pretty damn funny, actually. Print this entry

John Eligon of the New York Times interviewed white supremacist Paul Craig Cobb and then wrote about doing the interview on Facebook. Apparently Cobb found a new category of his fellow human beings to hate. “Cobb was quick to offer up shameful insults of Jews, gays and to The New York Times.” Well that’s just going […]

I think some law students should request a refund. A Georgetown Law School professor has actually suggested in an op-ed in the New York Times that we should just abandon following the Constitution: Our obsession with the Constitution has saddled us with a dysfunctional political system, kept us from debating the merits of divisive issues […]

Nate Silver, the campaign numbers guru for the New York Times, says Governor Scott Walker will likely survive the recall challenge. (His hate mail from Democrats has probably already started.) Silver says of the recall, Mr. Walker leads his Democratic opponent, Mayor Tom Barrett of Milwaukee, by an average of six percentage points in those […]

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Publication:Waukesha Freeman (Conley); Date:Sep 23, 2010; Section:Opinion; Page Number:8A Here comes the mud Now that Johnson is ahead, expect Feingold to go negative (James Wigderson is a blogger publishing at and a Waukesha resident. His column runs Thursdays in The Freeman.) Until last week, conventional wisdom had the race for Senate between the incumbent […]

Christopher Hitchens explains the strongest motivation for writers: Why did you choose to write a memoir? I suppose the effect of becoming 60 on me was stronger than I thought it was going to be. I took it quite heavily and began to review my life a lot more than I had before. Did you […]

“In the end, Maya is postmodern: she can’t really make music or art that well, but she’s better than anyone at putting crazy ideas into motion. She knows how to manipulate, how to withhold, how to get what she wants.” – DJ Diplo on M.I.A. I think he meant it as a compliment. Print this […]