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Trumpism of a Century Ago

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On January 12, 2018
I continue to maintain that the problem with this nation is not Trump, it’s that Trump is the id of a huge swath of Americans who love what he does and how he acts. It’s really surprising that the only past president who really resembles Trump is Andrew Jackson. I would expect more and certainly […]

Sexism on the Left

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On March 6, 2017

Despite what sectors of the on-line left wanted to believe the Bernie Bro thing very real and very toxic. And of course we see this overtly sexist behavior come out continually from said bros. But thi

On Monday, a 41 year-old man, who admitted guilt on “two counts of making extreme pornographic images and one count of sexual activity with a child”, was sentenced Monday regarding the latter crime of sexually abusing a 13 year-old girl in┬áLondon’s Snaresbrook Crown Court. There are several shocking aspects of this episode. First, my liberal […]

Sour Emotion

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On May 7, 2011

A reader alerted us to this amazingly creepy National Review piece about Steven Tyler’s decision to use marriage an especially gross grant of legal guardianship to legalize a relationship that o

While Ginni Thomas probably has the Bob Packwood award for the “creepiest act of communication from a conservative to hit the news this week” locked up, it must be conceded that Todd Seavey gave it a strong effort: Especially priceless: Jonah’s peals of laughter after one of Seavey’s “some of you probably dated her at […]

libertarians and women

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On April 30, 2009

Will Wilkinson approvingly directs me to Jason Kuznicki’s half-hearted defense of Peter Thiel’s unfortunate musings about the tragic consequences of women’s suffrage. Kuznicki basica

Knocked Up? Your Job Might be on the Line.

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On March 27, 2008
The Wall Street Journal is reporting today that discrimination against pregnant women is on the rise. Up14% in the past year, to be exact. And yet, pregnant women have very little recourse. Jezebel (linked above) explains pregnant women’s legal bind: “Employers can fire, lay off and refuse to hire knocked up ladies, but they have […]

They Write Letters

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On March 5, 2008

Katha Pollitt on John Pomfret’s Misogyny Clearinghouse: Linda Hirshman [“For Hillary’s Campaign, It’s Been a Class Struggle,” Outlook, March 2] explains that women, inclu

The Tampon Police

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On February 26, 2008

Mike Huckabee (who, yes, is apparently still in the presidential race) today endorsed the Colorado “Human Life Amendment,” which would recognize human life in Colorado from “the mome

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