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A subtle but telling example of media bias: Just before I arrived in Berkeley, a headline in the news section of the San Francisco Chronicle referred to me as a “right-wing pundit.” In last night’s speech I mused that if New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd came to the Bay Area, no Chronicle headline would […]
The FBI is damned if it tries to gather intelligence, and damned if it doesn’t. Its agents are damned as bigots when they attempt the most modest of surveillance measures based on race, religion, or other politically incorrect criteria, and they are damned as bumblers when they fail to act on information gathered through those […]
The word is out about my new book, In Defense of Internment: The Case for “Racial Profiling” in World War II and the War on Terror. I’ve been keeping it under wraps over the past year as I quietly toiled away in the wee hours of the morning, but since Instapundit kindly mentioned receiving the […]
Maureen Dowd column recipe: 1)Recycle latest Bush-bashing liberal talking points 2)Season with Ali G transcript excerpts, for “freshness” 3)Chill Serves 2. See May 7, 2002: Is You Wicked? and July 22, 2004: Right Axis. Wrong Evil (registration required). See also Cathy Seipp’s monthly MoDo Watch at the Inkwell and a flashback to Josh Chafetz’s Immutable […]
A public confession: I have long had an intellectual crush on Mark Steyn. (My husband is okay with it–just as long as he gets to rave about the gorgeous Kim Serafin without me complaining.) Anyway, I call the attention of all fellow Steyn lovers to this flaccid, attempted hit piece on Mr. Steyn. All you […]
What on earth is the point of this?! And why will this worldwide waste of trees be a best-seller?