A Fatal Failing of Establishment Elites

A Fatal Failing of Establishment Elites

Biden’s gaffe and Burchard’s slur have this in common: Both manifest a measure of condescension toward a large bloc of voters. Hillary Clinton did something similar in 2016… In his half-century in national politics, Joe Biden has committed more than his fair share of gaffes. Wednesday, he confused Pearl Harbor …

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Hillary Puts Bernie Into Her Basket of Deplorables

Hillary Puts Bernie Into Her Basket of Deplorables

It is difficult to see how this acrimony inside the Democratic Party — over the character, record, ideology and alleged sexism of Sen. Bernie Sanders — ends well for the Democrats. “Nobody likes him, nobody wants to work with him, he got nothing done. He was a career politician.” So …

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America: An Us vs. Them Country

America: An Us vs. Them Country

But what is racism? …Republicans and conservatives believe “racist” is a term the left employs to stigmatize, smear and silence adversaries. As one wag put it, a racist is a conservative who is winning an argument with a liberal. “Send her back! Send her back!” The 13 seconds of that …

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Trump's Patriotism Vs. The New Anti-Americanism

Trump’s Patriotism Vs. The New Anti-Americanism

One wonders: Where is all this negativity, this constant griping and grousing by the left, going to lead? Do these people think America will turn with hope to a party that reflexively recoils at patriotic displays? Despite all the grousing and griping about his “politicizing” of the Fourth of July …

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Are Abortion & Gay Rights American Values?

Are Abortion & Gay Rights American Values?

What are these “values” of which politicians incessantly talk? Are they immutable? Or do they change with the changing times? “My religion defines who I am. And I’ve been a practicing Catholic my whole life,” said Vice President Joe Biden in 2012. “I accept my church’s position on abortion as …

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Is the Liberal Hour Ending in the West?

Is the Liberal Hour Ending in the West?

“The first Brexit, after all, was in 1776, when the 13 colonies of North America severed all ties to the British crown and set out alone on the path to independence. It did not turn out all that badly.” Hillary Clinton called them “the deplorables.” Barack Obama called them losers …

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A Nation at War With Itself

A Nation at War With Itself

The media are already salivating over the possible removal of a president they have come to loathe more than their great nemeses of the 20th century — Joe McCarthy and Richard Nixon. And the media will reward those who echo the call for impeachment… President Donald Trump has decided to …

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Already Deep in the Politics of Hate

Already Deep in the Politics of Hate

If this is the level of discourse from Beto and Bernie, 2020 looks to be one of the ugliest campaigns in American history. During an Iowa town hall last week, “Beto” O’Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump’s rhetoric as right out …

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