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That Sanders is hostile to charter schools should redound to his shame

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Few things offend Bernie Sanders as much as people escaping from command-and-control government systems, even minority students whose parents are desperate to get their kids a decent education.

The socialist wants to turn George Wallace on his head and not block black children from attending traditional public schools, but block them from ...Read more

What if Trump has driven Democrats sane?

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The Joe Biden polling surge has raised the frightful specter of Democratic rationality.

What if Donald Trump hasn't driven Democrats insane, sending them into a spiral of self-defeating radicalism, but instead made them shockingly pragmatic?

Biden's early strength suggests it may be the latter, that the reaction to Trump is so intense that it ...Read more

The pro-life movment will survive Milano's sex strike

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

Lysistrata, the character from the Aristophanes play of the same name, declared a sex strike to try to stop a devastating war in ancient Greece.

Alyssa Milano, the actress and political activist, declared a sex strike to try to stop Georgia from protecting unborn children in the womb.

The state just passed and signed into law a so-called ...Read more

There are no Trump mysteries

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The surprise about the big New York Times story on Donald Trump's tax returns is that there are no real surprises.

Trump's taxes have been an obsession of the left since he, in violation of a long-standing norm, reneged on his promise to release his returns during the 2016 campaign.

Pieces were written urging some brave whistleblower to come ...Read more

I've heard enough from Robert Mueller

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The last thing the world needs is more of Robert Mueller's commentary, but Congress is determined to have him hold forth at a public hearing.

It's not as though we don't already have the special counsel's version of events. He mustered enormous investigate resources and took two years to write a 400-page report that is available to the public ...Read more

The 8Chan terrorists want there to be a next time

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The ancient hatred has migrated to the internet.

The San Diego synagogue shooter was self-radicalized on a right-wing message board on the website 8chan, posting before he went on his rampage a thank-you to the board's users: "what I've learned here is priceless."

The attack, which killed one and injured three, came six months to the day after...Read more

For Trump, impeachment might be the Greatest Show On Earth

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

No one enjoys getting impeached, and if it happens to him, Donald J. Trump will be no exception.

On the other hand, it's hard to imagine any potential target of impeachment in Anglo-American history relishing the fight more than Trump. He'd rather be done with the Mueller investigation in all its permutations, but there's no one better suited ...Read more

Democrat's collusion fantasy has given way to one of impeachment

From the Right / Rich Lowry /

The collusion fantasy has officially given way to the impeachment fantasy.

The passionate investment of the left in the Mueller investigation had much to do with shock and disbelief at Donald Trump's victory in 2016 and the hope of early deliverance -- the special-counsel probe as delectable revenge and deus ex machina.

The expectation that ...Read more

 
 

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