Anti-Semitic Bully Is Better At Apologizing Than Media Professionals

Over the past weekend, I saw a video that made my blood boil. In the video shared on Twitter and Facebook, a New York City man approached a young Jewish boy with a traditional Hassidic haircut and begins mocking him to his face. “I’d be crying if I looked like that, too, bro,” the grown …

The Liberal Conspiracy of Silence Protected More Than Eric Schneiderman

As politicians and reporters alike were reeling from the news that four women had accused Democratic New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman of physical and emotional abuse, New York Times justice reporter Katie Benner drew attention to one passage that really drives home why the prominent Trump critic survived as long as he did. “There’s long …

SPLC Complains Cinco de Mayo Festivities Are ‘Textbook Cultural Appropriation’

The Southern Poverty Law Center sent out a tweet on Cinco de Mayo warning revelers not to participate in “cultural appropriation.” “Most of the festivities surrounding #CincodeMayo in the US are textbook examples of cultural appropriation,” wrote the official account for the anti-racism and anti-extremism organization.   Most of the festivities surrounding #CincodeMayo in the …

The Dangerous New Watering Down of ‘Incitement’

Ben Shapiro at Politicon 2017, Pasadena, Calif. / Getty Images

In January 2017, Alexandre Bissonnette opened fire on a Quebec City mosque, killing half a dozen worshippers. Bissonnette held far-right, Islamophobic views. At trial, crown prosecutors presented evidence that he followed several right-wing and alt-right Twitter users, ranging from moderate voices like Fox’s Bret Baier to overt racists like Richard Spencer. But the Twitter account he visited …