Chris Hughes

Chris Hughes Is a Backstabbing Loser

Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes surprised many this morning by writing a New York Times op-ed calling for a government breakup of the company he is no longer a part of. I’d be lying if I said I had strong feelings about a proposed breakup of Facebook. As a free market conservative I oppose both government intervention into private companies and unregulated monopolies, so hey, I could be talked into it.

ANALYSIS: There’s Something Fishy About The (New) New Republic

I’ve been calling out transparent BS since before I could talk. I know it when I see it. The so-called game of “peek-a-boo”? A dirty lie. I preferred “Battleship.” Still do. My sensors were flaring last week when I accidentally clicked on a link to the left-wing New Republic website, after mistaking it for one of my favorite middle-of-the-road blogs, freerepublic.com. Something didn’t sit right. Obviously, the content was atrocious. But then I looked at some of the bylines.

New Republic Coverage Excessive, Analysis Finds

Chris HughesThe continuing media coverage of The New Republic fiasco is completely f*cking insane, a Free Beacon analysis has found. To paraphrase the great half-American orator Winston Churchill: Never has so much been written by so many for so few.

The New Republic: A ‘Storied’ History

The demise of the New Republic has prompted a proliferation of hot takes. There are differing opinions as to how embattled owner Chris Hughes should proceed, but almost everyone seems to agree on one thing: the “storied” nature of the institution. “You may not care about the New Republic, but the 100-year magazine has a storied history that came to an abrupt halt when most of its top journalistic talent resigned in a revolt against the owner,” wrote Howard Kurtz at Fox News. He wasn't alone: