June 20, 2020
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The Continuing Decline of Journalism

A number of authors have written probing criticisms of modern journalism, notably Bernard Goldberg, James Fallows, and Bob Kohn. Now award-winning journalist Sharyl Attkisson adds The Smear, an insightful account of the most recent, shameful, and...

The Liberals’ Struggle with Logic

Almost three months after the 2016 election, many liberals still cannot acknowledge Donald Trump’s victory. The most recent example of this incapacity is the growing list of members of Congress—68 at this point—who have refused to attend his...

Tough Times Ahead for President Trump

The Republicans along with the Democrats will have to address some sticky issues going forward. Something has to be done with the Old Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance Act (a.k.a. Social Security) as the program will no longer have the funds...

Memo from the National Liberal Journalists’ Association

[Author’s note: The sender of the following memo evidently mistook me for an NLJA member] Dear NLJA member: I needn’t tell you what a difficult time we liberals have had since the 2016 election was decided. That fact makes it all the more urgent...

America’s Leaders “Still Don’t Get It”

The person closest to a task is in the best position to identify its imperfections. This idea, one of the most important ones of the past century, seems harmless enough today. Yet when Edwards Deming first proposed it, business leaders considered it...

The “Sensitivity” Train

A day or two after the presidential election, an incident in a middle school in Royal Oak, Michigan, created a media-driven controversy. A very short video shot in the school’s cafeteria captured a small number of students chanting, “Build that wall...

The Challenge of Healing America

Throughout Election Day I suffered from what might be termed anticipatory depression. I dreaded that the outcome shamefully engineered by the mainstream media and carelessly prophesied by most pollsters—the election of Hillary Rodham Clinton—would...

Changing our Culture

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has made an overt attempt to coax the black community to consider voting for him this coming fall. In a typical campaign speech, Trump will recite a litany of problems plaguing the black communities:...