From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Money Can’t Buy You Love…. or Election Wins, Either. Our Jonah Goldberg observed recently: “I do not exaggerate when I tell you that the foundations of American democracy are being undermined,” Bernie Sanders told some students at the University of Chicago (and pretty much anyone else he’s ever talked to). Show More Summary
Anderson Layman's Blog has an excerpt from a post by Jonah Goldberg that deserves to be widely read.
ON EUGENICS AND WHITE PRIVILEGE. In his latest G-File, Jonah Goldberg watches the “Progressive” left shift the goalposts on their deeply racist past and concludes: When Liberal Fascism came out and I was being attacked on all sides, I remember my editor saying something like: “Look, everyone’s going to scream about this for a long […]
To the editor: Jonah Goldberg does not acknowledge that the main reason conservatives are at odds with each other is because of their incoherent philosophy. ("This time, the conservative crackup is real," Opinion, Jan. 26)They say they are for cutting government spending, except when military funds...
Jonah Goldberg: “I’ve been hearing about the impending ‘conservative crackup’ for nearly 25 years…Well, thanks to Donald Trump, tomorrow may be here. There’s a fierce internecine battle over whether to oppose Trump’s run, passively accept his popularity, or zealously support [...]
I'm sort of bored with the Republican race (and the Democratic race too—about which more later) but I do wonder if a lot of Republicans are getting things fundamentally wrong. Here's Jonah Goldberg: The level of distrust among many of the different factions of the conservative coalition has never been higher, at least not in my experience. Show More Summary
BREAKING — EXCLUSIVE VIDEO — MONSTER LIZARD RAVAGES EAST COAST! (H/T: Jonah Goldberg.)
EVIL KOCH BROTHERS SEND TIMID PROGRESSIVE JOURNALIST DIVING FOR THE FAINTING COUCH. Jonah Goldberg spots Jane Mayer of the New Yorker, a “Progressive” obsessed with diversity and multiculturalism, condemning the Koch Brothers for not similarly worshiping at the altar of government: How, then, are the Kochs members of the radical Right? They are pro-gay marriage. […]
JONAH GOLDBERG DEFENDS ANTI-TRUMP NATIONAL REVIEW COVER STORY: The idea that National Review should be lumped in with that establishment is the kind of insight one can only discover after successfully inserting your entire cranium past your sphincter. Show More Summary
Jonah Goldberg, appearing today on Fox News’s The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson, responded to Donald Trump calling National Review ”a dying paper” that “not very many people” read. Watch his interview above. Jonah Goldberg: Trump 'Up Until 3 AM Tweeting Like a Little Girl' About Our Critiques
To the editor: Jonah Goldberg criticizes President Obama for issuing executive orders. He conveniently neglects to mention the number of executive orders issued by modern Republican presidents as compared to Obama. ("Can Congress get its swagger back?," Opinion, Jan. 19) Dwight Eisenhower issued...
IN THE #NEWYORKVALUES STATE OF MIND. In his latest G-File, Jonah Goldberg writes: 6. Another irony is that Trump has always been a bridge-and-tunnel populist in New York. He began his career by taking on the snooty world of Manhattan real estate and he’s always been on the New York Post side of the yawning […]
JONAH GOLDBERG: “Obviously, I have my agreements and disagreements with everybody on the stage, but as a political matter I’m not sure any trend lines will change appreciably because of tonight. A lot depends on which clips and exchanges become the basis of TV chatter over the next few days. But one thing is clear, […]
JONAH GOLDBERG: Did anyone else notice that Obama rhetorically conceded that immigrants reduce wages?
JONAH GOLDBERG: THE BILL COMES DUE ON THAT ’90s SHOW: Fast forward to two weeks ago. Hillary is as close as she’s ever been to finally fulfilling her destiny. Everyone — at least everyone who matters — is finally “Ready for Hillary.” The tireless effort by her minions to make Bill’s behavior a trivial and […]
JONAH GOLDBERG: Obama — and FDR — set precedent for Trump’s one-man rule. Choose the form of your Destructor.
(Paul Mirengoff) I’m disappointed that Ted Cruz has been describing as “neocons” some of the people whose foreign policy views don’t align with those he professes. Jonah Goldberg has called him out on this practice. Throwing the neocon label around isn’t an argument; it’s name-calling. Show More Summary
TRUMP AND SANDERS BREAK THE MOLD FOR POPULIST POLITICIANS, Jonah Goldberg writes. “Populism is typically born in places like Nebraska, Louisiana, Kansas, and the other places given short shrift in that famous Saul Steinberg New Yorker cartoon showing the view of the world from Ninth Avenue. It’s not supposed to hail from Brooklyn or Queens, […]
And it’s a doozy.
pic.twitter.com/O9lQ21CrFm — Samwise Gramsci (@I_hate_it_here_) November 4, 2015 … of pissed pants (which is hardly what the original speaker had in mind). Jonah Goldberg, Doughy Pantload, laments in the NYPost… … Only one candidate can unite us all in a way George W. Bush and Barack H. Obama could not. You’ve probably already guessed who […]