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For Planned Parenthood, no doctors need apply

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Poor Leana Wen. She took Planned Parenthood's propaganda a little too seriously. And now she's out of a job.

For the longest time, Planned Parenthood has insisted that it's a health care organization and it only cares about abortion -- supposedly a tiny share of its business -- insofar as it's a function of health care.

Whenever Republicans ...Read more

Middle-class Joe cashes in

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The American middle class just got a lot richer.

Joe Biden, who invariably and tiresomely refers to himself as "Middle-Class Joe," made $15 million the first two years after the end of the Obama administration.

This hardly qualifies as a rounding error in the portfolio of any billionaire mogul, but for the average American, a million here, a ...Read more

The US Women Are Winners, Not Victims

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The women of the U.S. national soccer team are famous for being extraordinary athletes, repeat world champions -- and plaintiffs.

The team's lawsuit alleging pay discrimination against the U.S. Soccer Federation has done much to define its identity. A nearly perfect run through the World Cup has been widely interpreted as vindication of the ...Read more

Ballparks demonstrate a uniquely American beauty

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

We live in an era of public ugliness, of architects who deliberately make their forms unsightly and inhuman, and of public art installations that are invariably ridiculous.

The most obvious exception is the ballpark, which has gotten more beautiful rather than less in a great example of renewal through a return to tradition.

Paul Goldberger, a...Read more

Buttigieg needs to find a way to broaden his appeal

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

It would tax even the prodigious powers of the late novelist Tom Wolfe to create a more poignant political scene than a bright, young, white mayor of a small city, who is an upstart presidential candidate and progressive darling, getting yelled at by black residents during a town hall.

The mayor, of course, is Pete Buttigieg. A controversial ...Read more

 

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