The Comey Apocalypse

The Comey Apocalypse

Andrew Sullivan soiled himself awhile ago writing a dread harbinger of journalistic things to come in the form of a gargantuan article for New York Magazine. Not that it was a mediocre performance. Rhetorically, it was stellar. The political blogging icon lashed into...
The Constantinian Option

The Constantinian Option

David Brooks of the Times recently wrote an interesting review of his friend Rod Dreher’s book, The Benedictine Option. The Robert Ludlumesque title is no indicator of the content within, which is a rehash of Oswald Spengler’s contention nearly a century...
Twilight Of The Press?

Twilight Of The Press?

After a month of being insulted morning, noon and night by the American press, President Donald J. Trump celebrated his first month in office by holding a press conference in which he gave back as good as he got.  The press scurried to their word processors to report...
Pussy Galore

Pussy Galore

A number of newsworthy events happened yesterday.  Two involved private events that became public.  No doubt you’ve heard of one:  eleven years ago, in a private conversation, Donald Trump made a crude remark and used a foul word pertaining to women.  (Hint:  it looks...
The Writhe of Khan

The Writhe of Khan

We are now entering Week Three of massive media outrage involving Khizr Khan, a Muslim attorney whose son, Humayun, was killed in Iraq in 2004.  Both Khans, native to Pakistan, arrived in the United States in 1980.  The son went into the military.  The father went to...