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Our Miserable 21st CenturyOur Miserable 21st Century

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:23:29 -0600

Nicholas Eberstadt, Commentary
On the morning of November 9, 2016, America’s elite—its talking and deciding classes—woke up to a country they did not know. To most privileged and well-educated Americans, especially those living in its bicoastal bastions, the election of Donald Trump had been a thing almost impossible even to imagine. What sort of country would go and elect someone like Trump as president? Certainly not one they were familiar with, or understood anything about.

Media Files:

Trump's Russia Motives

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:23:36 -0600

David Leonhardt, New York Times

Missing the Meaning of Trump

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 04:23:42 -0600

Holman Jenkins, Wall Street Journal
Business World columnist Holman W. Jenkins, Jr., writes that liberals desperately pretend that Trump's rise is a message from Russia, not voters.

Trump Beefs Up Immigration-Law EnforcementTrump Beefs Up Immigration-Law Enforcement

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:15:28 -0600

Alexis Simendinger, RealClearPolitics
The Trump administration Tuesday defended its policies focused on border and immigration enforcement, arguing that almost all unauthorized migrants pose a threat and potentially should be deported, especially if they violate U.S. law.President Trump carved out a temporary reprieve for nearly 800,000 migrants who entered the country as children to the United States and were allowed to work and avoid deportation under a program created by the Department of Homeland Security under President Obama.That program, known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, will continue for the time being, but...

Media Files:

Why Trump's Illegal Immigration Crackdown Will Backfire

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:15:48 -0600

Paul Waldman, The Week
His latest witch-hunt won't stop terrorist attacks. In fact, it practically guarantees more of them.

The Deep State Is Real. The Alt-Right Is Fake

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:16:35 -0600

Ed Rogers, Washington Post

Democrats Face Fierce Urgency of 2018

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:17:33 -0600

Reid Wilson, The Hill

Is Anti-Trump Message a Winning Strategy for Democrats?

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:17:36 -0600

Josh Kraushaar, Natl Jrnl

Trump Not As Unpopular As Liberals Think

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:17:50 -0600

Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine
Are Trump's historically low approval ratings high enough for Republicans to avoid a 2018 disaster? Probably so, but there's not much room for error.

Rousting the Anti-Flynn Cabal

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:18:14 -0600

Ken Allard, Washington Times
In the anti-Trump media war, it is nearly impossible to keep the names straight without a scorecard. Barely had Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn's name faded from the news cycle than he was replaced by H.R. McMaster, another lieutenant general most Americans have never heard of. Will this latest general be any more fortunate than his predecessor? Only if he can overcome the frenzied machinations of the Obama deep state.

Why Kim Jong Nam's Death Should Concern Us All

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:18:27 -0600

Charlie Campbell, Time
Beijing has one less option for reining in North Korea. That's not good

Trump Beating the Media at Its Own Game

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:03:53 -0600

George Neumayr, The American Spectator

These Are the People Trump Calls 'Enemies'

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:04:12 -0600

Dana Milbank, Washington Post
Thomas Gibbons-Neff, a fourth-generation military man, deployed twice to Afghanistan. The second time, as a 22-year-old Marine corporal in 2010, he led an eight-man infantry team into combat. Two of his men were wounded by enemy sniper fire, and one of his best buddies later died in combat.

Wee-Weed Up Media Pumps Out More Fake News

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:26:06 -0600

Joseph Curl, Washington Times
President Trump, in his extraordinary press conference last week, called out the media for its brazenly biased reporting. In the 77-minute presser, he dissected their stories, called out the incessant tone of anger and hatred and clearly enunciated his view that the Trump White House is running just fine, no thanks to them.

How Milo Yiannopoulos Cracked Up the Right

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:24:29 -0600

Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker
Yiannopolous may have seen his speaking invitations dry up and his book deal dissolve, but the damage to the conservative movement has already been done.

Stop Chuck Todd Before He Tweets Again

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:18:35 -0600

William McGurn, Wall Street Journal
Main Street columnist William McGurn asks: If Twitter is hurting Trump, what is it doing to credibility of the press?

New Illegal Immigration Orders Are Tough, Not Harsh

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:38:12 -0600

That Wasn't So Hard, Mr. President

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:20:54 -0600

Why China Wants To Go To Mars

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 06:20:57 -0600