“Systemic Racism”: a Popular Illusion  The Right - “These slavery and race theorists are correct about the existence of the stain but wrong about it being indelible.” Jim Proser 9/19/2020
Identity Politics and the Death of Moral Imagination The Right - “The problem—as has been said so many times before—is that identity politics takes a kernel of truth about embodied human experience and pushes it to its destructive conclusion.” Henry George 9/17/2020
Bob Woodward and “Citizen Trump” The Right - “President Trump was acting as the United States’ cheerleader, his Republican supporters argue. He was derelict in his duty to protect the American public, charge his Democratic opponents.” Robert Orlando 9/16/2020
When the Press Is Just as Guilty of “Election Interference” The Right - “As for now, journalists of Goldberg’s type are simply in the electoral interference business; and they just so happen to be doing it from within the United States’ own borders and from beneath the mastheads of once-respected magazines.” Tony D. Senatore 9/15/2020
Will Witt: What It Means to Be a Young Conservative The Right - “How can I say I care about what I’m doing if I’m not willing to put myself in situations that might make me uncomfortable?” Henri Mattila 9/13/2020
Secretary Mattis and “Meditations” on Trump The Right - “Secretary Mattis’ words are a warning and a reminder that our roots were born not of anger but of a deeply felt awareness of human limitation.” Robert Orlando 9/12/2020
In Gratitude for the Executive Order on Critical Race Theory The Right - “The Melting Pot is a quaint notion now perhaps (and no longer widely taught to curious young boys and girls), but I find it useful as a basic counterimage to the sophisticated, academic concept of Critical Race Theory now being taught.” Jim Proser 9/11/2020
Why Europe Is Weak on Iran The Right - “It can be argued that the European failure to stand with the United States in maintaining sanctions on the Islamic regime is a symptom of their prolonged appeasement policy, which is masqueraded as diplomatic engagement.” Sirvan Karimi 8/31/2020
For This Black Woman, the GOP Feels Like Home The Right - “Suddenly, the Grand Old Party was no longer seen as white, privileged, and wealthy. Instead, it was truly the party of social justice, freedom, economic opportunity, and the American Dream.” Victoria Lynch 8/30/2020
Don’t Run Away, Conservatives The Right - “But it feels myopic to interpret this as a larger victory or cheer for more of the same, especially if the ultimate goal is to restore some sense of ideological pluralism to mainstream institutions.” Eddie Ferrara 8/26/2020
Kayleigh McEnany: a Tough Act to Follow The Right - “However, after the departure of three spokespeople before her, it seems that President Trump has found his keeper—and the media their match—in a 32-year-old Harvard Law School graduate: Kayleigh McEnany.” Bernadette Breslin 8/22/2020
When the Media Is Far from Being an “Arbiter of Truth” The Right - “And when anyone sees past the illusion of impartiality, thereby revealing the propaganda’s true form, the media recovers with yet more gaslighting: You are merely imagining things.” Zachary Palmer 8/18/2020
The Singular Courage of Tucker Carlson The Right - “In the United States today, this is the language of the revolution’s media advance team. They want to silence one of our most prominent voices of opposition…” Jim Proser 8/5/2020
The Case for Free Vaccines The Right - “In the meantime, perhaps given their impressive track record, free-to-consumer vaccines are something we can all get behind.” Eddie Ferrara 8/1/2020
Creating an Ethos of Individualism in China The Right - “Although China exhibits authoritarian characteristics, this, by no means, presupposes that liberty is incompatible with its people’s worldview.” Dan Mikhaylov 7/28/2020
Freedom Requires Courage The Right - “But now, being made ‘uncomfortable’ or being associated with unpopular company is sufficient reason to abandon principle.” Aaron Tao 7/27/2020
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