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Don’t Overlook Hollywood’s Influence

When Conventional Wisdom Gets Downright Dangerous

The problem with conventional wisdom is not that it is always wrong. The rub is that the majority of “experts” unthinkingly and habitually mouth its validity until they ensure that it becomes static, unchanging, and immune from reexamination and dissent — an intolerant religious orthodoxy that finally …
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When Conventional Wisdom Gets Downright Dangerous

The problem with conventional wisdom is not that it is always wrong. The rub is that the majority of “experts” unthinkingly and habitually mouth its validity until they ensure that it becomes static, unchanging, and immune from reexamination and dissent — an intolerant religious orthodoxy that finally …
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The Attacks on Judge Barrett Have Already Started

Some left-wingers aren’t waiting for Judge Amy Barrett to be nominated to the Supreme Court to start attacking her. The attacks over the last few days have been steeped in anti-Catholicism, other types of bigotry, and lazy error.

A headline at the left-wing website Refinery29 called her “the Potential RBG …
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The Attacks on Judge Barrett Have Already Started

Some left-wingers aren’t waiting for Judge Amy Barrett to be nominated to the Supreme Court to start attacking her. The attacks over the last few days have been steeped in anti-Catholicism, other types of bigotry, and lazy error.

A headline at the left-wing website Refinery29 called her “the Potential RBG …
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Culture with Kat Timpf: 16-Year-Old Girl Shouldn’t Face Child-Porn Charges

Kat Timpf explains why a 16-year-old Maryland girl shouldn’t be charged with child-porn distribution after making a video of herself.
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Culture with Kat Timpf: 16-Year-Old Girl Shouldn’t Face Child-Porn Charges

Kat Timpf explains why a 16-year-old Maryland girl shouldn’t be charged with child-porn distribution after making a video of herself.
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The Myth of Merrick Garland’s Poor Treatment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing has revived the myth of Merrick Garland’s mistreatment. In a New York Times piece, Adam Liptak and Sheryl Stolberg write that Senate Republicans’ decision not to confirm Garland in 2016 — after the death of conservative mainstay Antonin Scalia — to a lifetime appointment on …
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The Myth of Merrick Garland’s Poor Treatment

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s passing has revived the myth of Merrick Garland’s mistreatment. In a New York Times piece, Adam Liptak and Sheryl Stolberg write that Senate Republicans’ decision not to confirm Garland in 2016 — after the death of conservative mainstay Antonin Scalia — to a lifetime appointment on …
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Andrew Cuomo’s Horrific Decisions

Observers of New York politics over the past several years understand that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fanatical obsession with humiliating and overruling his fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio towers over every other consideration in the Empire State. Sometimes Cuomo’s habits come across as merely silly, as when he …
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Andrew Cuomo’s Horrific Decisions

Observers of New York politics over the past several years understand that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fanatical obsession with humiliating and overruling his fellow Democrat Bill de Blasio towers over every other consideration in the Empire State. Sometimes Cuomo’s habits come across as merely silly, as when he …
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Romney Supports Holding a Vote on Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

Senator Mitt Romney (R., Utah) said Tuesday he would support holding a vote to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ahead of the November election, saying he intends to “follow the Constitution and precedent in considering the President’s nominee.”

“My decision …
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Romney Supports Holding a Vote on Trump’s SCOTUS Nominee

Senator Mitt Romney (R., Utah) said Tuesday he would support holding a vote to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg ahead of the November election, saying he intends to “follow the Constitution and precedent in considering the President’s nominee.”

“My decision …
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Chuck Schumer Learned Nothing from Harry Reid’s Greatest Mistake

Harry Reid’s decision to use the “nuclear option” and change Senate rules to push through Barack Obama’s nominees for district and appellate-court positions has been rightly mocked as one of the more glaring political blunders of the past two decades. That decision, which he said “had to be done,” has …
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Chuck Schumer Learned Nothing from Harry Reid’s Greatest Mistake

Harry Reid’s decision to use the “nuclear option” and change Senate rules to push through Barack Obama’s nominees for district and appellate-court positions has been rightly mocked as one of the more glaring political blunders of the past two decades. That decision, which he said “had to be done,” has …
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Biden Won’t Answer Court-Packing Question

President Trump gets a lot of heat for his answers to questions. Much of the criticism is appropriate, some of it is mock outrage, but one way or the other, Trump does answer the questions.

In fact, he answers hundreds more questions than his opponent. COVID has been devastating for the country, but it’s …
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Biden Won’t Answer Court-Packing Question

President Trump gets a lot of heat for his answers to questions. Much of the criticism is appropriate, some of it is mock outrage, but one way or the other, Trump does answer the questions.

In fact, he answers hundreds more questions than his opponent. COVID has been devastating for the country, but it’s …
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The Left Wants Regime Change

Constitutional revolution is going mainstream.

After delivering lectures about political norms for the entirety of the Trump era — often with good cause — much of the Left is now threatening to kneecap an important institution of American government on a partisan vote in an act of ideological …
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The Left Wants Regime Change

Constitutional revolution is going mainstream.

After delivering lectures about political norms for the entirety of the Trump era — often with good cause — much of the Left is now threatening to kneecap an important institution of American government on a partisan vote in an act of ideological …
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Rules Matter

On the menu today: One of Robert Mueller’s lieutenants now writes that the former FBI director failed to subpoena the president and otherwise “pulled punches for fear of incurring Trump’s wrath”; the importance of rules, and how political figures who refuse to apply a consistent standard make governing …
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Rules Matter

On the menu today: One of Robert Mueller’s lieutenants now writes that the former FBI director failed to subpoena the president and otherwise “pulled punches for fear of incurring Trump’s wrath”; the importance of rules, and how political figures who refuse to apply a consistent standard make governing …
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