President Trump’s First Re-Election Ad

President Trump’s First Re-Election Ad

We truly have entered the era of the permanent campaign. The 2020 election is more than three years away, and President Trump has already released his first ad. I suppose the ad has in view not only Trump’s re-election, but also the fact that the Democratic Party press doesn’t […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Yesterday Charlottesville, Today Seattle

Yesterday Charlottesville, Today Seattle

A group called Patriot Prayer scheduled a rally in Seattle yesterday. Joey Gibson, the group’s leader, said the purpose of the rally was to promote free speech and America. This naturally drew the ire of the Left, and the fascist group called “antifa” planned a counter-demonstration. To the surprise […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Is the Global Warming Debate Over?

Why Global Warming Alarmism Is Wrong

Dr. Judith Curry is one of the leading realist voices in the climate science community, even though she has now moved on from what she considers a hopelessly politicized field. This 12-minute interview is a good introduction to some (by no means all) of the reasons why global warming […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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“This is like mad libs”

“This is like mad libs”

Mike Mullen is the news editor of Twin Cities alternative weekly CityPages. Last week Mullen took after Mitchell Gunter’s Campus Reform report on a University of Minnesota student group called Tongues Untied . Tongues Untied describes itself as “a space by and for People of Color who identify as […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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You Heard It Here First: NY Times Editors Deny Reading Their Own Newspaper

You Heard It Here First: NY Times Editors Deny Reading Their Own Newspaper

Sarah Palin has sued the New York Times for defamation, on account of a Times editorial that falsely claimed there was a “clear” and “direct” causal connection between Palin’s PAC’s “targeting” of Gabrielle Giffords’ district and Jared Loughner’s murder of six people in Tucson. The paper now calls its […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Writing Conference Canceled For Excessive Whiteness

Writing Conference Canceled For Excessive Whiteness

Reality has outrun anyone’s ability to parody it. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: The lineup of speakers for the Loft Literary Center’s conference on writing for children and young adults was stellar. William Alexander, winner of a National Book Award. Kelly Barnhill, winner of the Newbery Medal. Phyllis Root, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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