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The New Yorker Believes Al Franken Over Eight Women, Your Lying Eyes

The argument for Franken's innocence is that lot of people who like Franken insist he is

The evidence in Jane Mayer's Kavanaugh story was rather weak compared to your average #MeToo story, which is why it is puzzling that Mayer's newest piece is a lengthy diatribe arguing all eight of the women who accused former Democratic Senator Al Franken of impropriety—Democrats and Republicans alike—were mistaken or lying. The argument is Franken is innocent of groping and forced kissing because a lot of people who like Franken insists he is; also, he has a family and cries a lot.

NY Times: Didn’t the Soviets Win the REAL Space Race? You Know, for Diversity?

Soviet cosmonauts weren't victories for people of color; they empowered those who kept them in bondage.

The Cold War may be over, but the New York Times‘ devotion to ignoring the crimes of the Soviet regime endures. As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, the Times felt the need to lecture its readers that the U.S. actually lost the space race… the “Space Race for Equality” that is.

House Defense Bill Would Embolden Iran

Dem-backed NDAA would undermine American deterrence

An amendment in the House's version of the annual defense bill that would prevent President Trump from striking Iran without congressional approval would actually facilitate Iranian belligerence—and, if anything, make war more likely.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (Still) Thinks You’re Stupid

Ocasio-Cortez is shocked, simply shocked to learn people think she's accusing Pelosi of racism

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is not particularly happy that Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi continues to criticize her and other members of "The Squad" (kill me), a group of upstart, rabidly liberal freshmen congresswomen who act as a thorn in the side of Democratic leadership.

The EU’s Next High Representative for Appeasing Iran

Josep Borrell Fontelles's views on Iran and Israel are dangerous and deeply misguided

For anyone who cares about protecting Western interests and values, Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell Fontelles is a horrendous choice to serve as the European Union's next high representative for foreign affairs.

The Best and Worst Songs to Play at Your Fourth of July Party, Ranked

Hogan on the guitar, good. 1812 Overture, bad.

How's an intelligent, discerning patriot supposed to know which troop-supporting, jingoistic tunes to play while grilling up some dogs and shooting off illegal explosives? By listening to me, obviously. Here's the comprehensive ranking of the best and worst songs to play at your Fourth of July soiree: