Editorials, like this one from the Chicago Tribune, keep popping up. Trump and Clinton are the least popular candidates ever! No one likes them! We are all only voting for one or the other out of our greater hatred for His Orangeness or The Clinton Dynasty! Maybe this is true. People do seem to like […]Read more "The False Promise of Third Party Candidates: How do Parties Really Change?"
The story of Philando Castile, while extraordinary for the tragic ending, is all too familiar in the black community. To be black in America often means to be suspected of criminal activity by law enforcement and the white community at large. There is clear and overwhelming evidence that they are policed and punished differently. This […]Read more "Black and Blue"
Let’s get this out of the way up front– Tomi Lahren equating Black Lives Matter to the Ku Klux Klan was stupid and irresponsible. The analogy does not work at all. BLM is a loosely organized movement that wants to spur change in our historically and demonstrably discriminatory policing of black citizens. This is how […]Read more "Tomi Lahren and the Vapidness of Media Commentary in the 21st Century"
The world of conservative infotainment is rife with nonsense. Their titles are full of pathetic click-bait that has more in common with weight-loss scams and get rich quick schemes than with serious political commentary. They eschew the measured analysis with expert opinions on policy choices, scientific consensus, historical precedent, or legality that you might find in the […]Read more "Matt Walsh: The Living Embodiment of Logical Fallacies (That Have Run the Conservative Movement Off the Rails)"