International Reaction to Brexit? Clueless

International Reaction to Brexit? Clueless

As Brexit reverberates around the Western world, it is fun to observe the almost universal myopia of liberal commentators. This is from Sweden : “Brexit, a sign of anti-elite revolt: analysts.” So the analysts are starting to catch on. But they still have a ways to go: It was […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Weiner!

Weiner!

Last night my wife and I, along with two of our adult daughters, saw the documentary Weiner . The film was shot during Anthony Weiner’s campaign in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York. It offers an extraordinary look at a candidate and a campaign in the midst […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Jeff Sessions and Hillary Clinton React to Brexit

Jeff Sessions and Hillary Clinton React to Brexit

Senator Jeff Sessions released a statement on yesterday’s Brexit vote. As usual, Sessions has his finger on the pulse: [The people’s] strong vote arose not out of fear and pique but out of love for country and pride of place. Their experience with a distant government in Brussels was […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Why Are Liberals So Hateful?

Why Are Liberals So Hateful?

I will have thoughts on the implications of Brexit later in the day, but for now want to ask a more limited question: why are liberals so hateful? The last days of the EU campaign were marred by the Remain camp–i.e., the forces of Britain’s establishment–trying to use the […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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What Happens When Liberal Heroines Crumble?

What Happens When Liberal Heroines Crumble?

In February 2011, Vogue magazine published a notorious puff piece on Asma al-Assad, the first lady of Syria. You can see a photo of the article here –it was titled “A Rose in the Desert”–but if you try to access it online, you get this: Down the memory hole, […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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Does Trump Make Sense on Trade?

Does Trump Make Sense on Trade?

Many voters link Donald Trump’s positions on immigration with his position on trade. Both are seen as generally nationalistic. However, while Trump’s views on immigration are generally sound (but for the fact that his proposals don’t go far enough), his anti-free trade rants are highly suspect. Paul quoted Trump […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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4,000 Years of Climate In One Chart

4,000 Years of Climate In One Chart

From Andy May at Watts Up With That , a fascinating chart that plots estimated global mean temperatures along with historical events over the last 4,000 years. Most of the time line is based on ice cores, while the most recent temperatures are from the HadCRUT (probably inflated) database. […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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