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The Expert Class Writ Large

Jonah Goldberg believes Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year. An excerpt: It worked, in part, because Gruber really is arrogant. But Gruber’s arrogance goes beyond the personal. He represents the arrogance of the expert class writ large. Show More Summary

Accused rapists deserve due process

To the editor: I agree with Jonah Goldberg: Rape is a serious crime, but you don't deal with it by distorting the facts, and you don't change the burden of proof in criminal cases. ("Using allegations of rape in a grab for power," Op-Ed, Dec. 8)

Here's Some Stupid For Lunch

Man Of Steel, Jonah Goldberg, has dropped by the Cafe for a bite to eat before heading home for the weekend. It's true that torture is to some extent in the eye of the beholder. Everyone can agree that hot pokers, the rack, and the iron maiden qual...


JONAH GOLDBERG: USING ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE IN A GRAB FOR POWER: Nine males were accused of being part of a heinous rape. The alleged injustice fomented a mob mentality. An enraged community wanted to skip any talk of a serious investigation, never mind a trial, and go straight to the punishment. I’m not talking about […]

Can any rape victim safely report the crime?

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg's mind takes us to the Duke lacrosse team and the untruthful accusations made by Tawana Brawley in 1987 and 1988. Mine goes straight back to the 2002 Orange County sexual assault of "Jane Doe." ("Rolling Stone rape story sends shock waves -- and stretches...

Blowback: Jonah Goldberg's questioning of UVA rape story falls flat

In his recent column questioning allegations of brutal rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, Jonah Goldberg made clear -- though he didn't say explicitly -- that he has never been in a fraternity. In fact, some quick research shows that his alma mater has not had any Greek presence on...

JONAH GOLDBERG ON Empty Integrity. “Once you become aware of the movement to define integrity as a …

JONAH GOLDBERG ON Empty Integrity. “Once you become aware of the movement to define integrity as a commitment to self-made principles (no matter how evil), you see it everywhere you look in popular culture.”

Who's being disingenuous on immigration reform?

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg writes that President Obama deceived the public on immigration because he really wanted to pander to Latinos and enrage Republicans. Goldberg writes, "King Obama's edict is a mess, which may explain why Latinos are underwhelmed by it." ("Obama's immigration goal:...

Is Obama Trolling Republicans Over Immigration?

Jonah Goldberg is unhappy with President Obama's immigration order, but he's not steaming mad about it. And I think this allows him to see some things a little more clearly than his fellow conservatives: Maybe President Obama is just...Show More Summary

'Shirtstorm' lesson: It's not OK to diss women with a shirt

To the editor: It's a first for me to agree with Jonah Goldberg: Rosetta project scientist Matt Taylor's infamous shirt was "unsuitable professional attire." ("The feminist freakout over the scientist's 'girly' shirt," Op-Ed, Nov. 1...

Jonah Goldberg Has A Jungian Moment On Fox

The late Carl Jung famously wrote about shadow projection -- that aspect of unintegrated humans that permits them to project qualities and motivations onto others that are really only a reflection of themselves. In this job, I see the sad results every day. Show More Summary

The Culture Wars And … Manners

We really are back to the 1990s when I find myself agreeing with Jonah Goldberg: We live in an age of diversity, defined not merely by gender and race, but by lifestyles and values. That’s mostly a good thing — mostly. Like all other good things in life, diversity comes at a cost. And a […]

SHIRTGATE ROUNDUP: Jonah Goldberg: The feminist freakout over the scientist’s ‘girly’ shirt. “In …

SHIRTGATE ROUNDUP: Jonah Goldberg: The feminist freakout over the scientist’s ‘girly’ shirt. “In short, feminists want a monopoly on when everyone must be outraged or offended. A few weeks ago, feminist idiots rolled out a video of little girls dressed as princesses, cursing like foul-mouthed comedian Andrew Dice Clay. Unlike Taylor, they set out to […]

On Fox, Pundit From Oil-Funded Group Says Climate Scientists Are The Profiteers

Fox News provided American Enterprise Institute (AEI) fellow Jonah Goldberg a platform to attack climate scientists as profiteers who are "financially incentivized" to advocate climate change action, without disclosing AEI's own financial incentive to undercut action on climate change. Show More Summary

Mike's Blog Round Up

Today the round up visits the Supreme Court, Louisiana, and Jonah Goldberg. We return to college for an art history lesson we wish we had in college, and we conclude with a ride on a comet, and it is not science fiction! Frankly Curious...Show More Summary

Oversimplifying complex issues: Both parties do it

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

To the editor: Jonah Goldberg doesn't hold anything back when he condemns as "staggeringly clueless" those who show they don't know how the political process works by actually believing that one senator from one state can ban birth control. He, tongue in cheek perhaps, suggests that they...

Mike's Blog Round Up

alicublog - Jonah Goldberg wrote something dumb on the internet... again; Balloon Juice - of missing paper ballots and bullets; Feministing - progressive single women, rise up! his vorpal sword - it's the latest Daily Caller non-scandal! Liberal...Show More Summary

Jonah Goldberg and the elitist argument against high-turnout elections

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

In his election day column, Jonah Goldberg unabashedly flies the flag for the political elite when it comes to one of the fundamental acts of citizenship: voting.

Are You Too Stupid And/Or Too Slutty To Vote Today?

by Choire Sicha Weirdo columnist Jonah Goldberg comes out swinging at the vanguard of a movement to prevent Lena Dunham from voting. (NOT JOKING.) This is a philosophy we can all get behind. Why, you ask, should Lena Dunham not be allowed to vote? Let's investigate! • "Election month is bad." This is a dog whistle about early voting. Show More Summary

The 20 Best Quotes From Jonah Goldberg

My latest Townhall column is called, The 20 Best Quotes From Jonah Goldberg. Here’s an excerpt from the column. 20) If there is ever a fascist takeover in America, it

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