We’ll Have More Charlottesvilles | Faster, Please!

It’s a beautiful campus and a charming town. Just the sort of place you’d expect to be the locus of Mr. Jefferson’s university. And the tumult there puts me in mind of Jefferson’s unhappy experience as university president. via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2uBlBqO


SHAMEFUL: Markos Moulitsas spreads ‘dangerous lie’ about ‘NRA and American conservatives’ – twitchy.com

US Politics US Politics via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2uTktdg

How Anti-White Rhetoric Is Fueling White Nationalism

I opened Twitter recently and saw 20+ notifications. Most of the time that means the new generation of white nationalist Twitter trolls are filling my feed with racist and anti-Semitic cartoons. It was the trolls, but this was different. via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2uT9eSf

The Curse Of Identity Politics | The American Conservative

Charlottesville is the kind of America that identity politics is calling into being. It’s time for straight talk about that. On the Right, the story is fairly straightforward. Neo-Nazis, white nationalists, and their ilk have to be condemned in no uncertain terms, and marginalized. via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2uBgYNd

The Liberal Crackup | Power Line

The Wall Street Journal ran an excerpt from Mark Lilla’s new book, The Once and Future Liberal, coming out on Tuesday that we mentioned here yesterday. Here’s a link to the whole piece if you are a WSJ subscriber, but if not here are two of the better paragraphs in it: via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2hWVVyI

Trump Isn’t a Threat to Our Democracy. Hysteria Is. – The New York Times

Since Donald Trump’s election, the United States has been gripped by tyrannophobia. Conspiracies against democracy are everywhere; truth is under siege; totalitarianism is making a comeback; “resistance” is the last refuge of citizens. via Pocket
from bitly http://nyti.ms/2fDmXKM

Stop Apologizing to Social Justice Warriors. It Just Feeds their Sanctimony. – Acculturated

Laurie Forest’s first YA novel earned the kind of reviews most authors dream about. Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) swiftly transformed those raves into a woke nightmare. Yet Forest persisted, and overcame the mob. via Pocket
from bitly http://bit.ly/2hXxr8P