Libertarian wisdom holds that “the answer to bad speech is more speech,” but if you’re a Peter Thiel libertarian (that is, the kind of “freedom lover” who doesn’t think women should vote, wants to spy on everyone in the world, and secretly wields power to censor the free press), then “the answer to badRead More
Peter Thiel thinks that it was a mistake to let women vote; that democracy is incompatible with “freedom” (because poor people will tax rich people if they get to elect their own leaders); that the major problem with the mass government surveillance that Edward Snowden revealed was that it was incompetently conducted (which isRead More
Not only that, but as Randy Michaels quipped, “The most Christmas carols ever gathered in one book. Period.”
Sean Spicer thinks that A Christmas Carol is a collection of Christmas carols pic.twitter.com/b8k2NzW2LT — Ashley Feinberg (@ashleyfeinberg) December 14, 2017 Donald Trump’s FCC Chairman Ajit Pai made a terrible, unfunny video mocking the tens ofRead More
Oklahoma Republican state Sen. Ralph Shortey has resigned after pleading guilty to trafficking a teenaged boy for sex; when Shortey was serving as Trump’s Oklahoma campaign manager, he introduced an anti-sanctuary cities bill, claiming that immigrants trafficked their children for sex.
Shortey’s plea bargain got the prosecutors to drop three child pornography chargesRead More
Bob Marshall, the anti-trans bigot who just lost his delegate seat to transgender delegate-elect Danica Roem, wrote an angry letter to the Washington Post, misgendering his successor. WaPo corrected his insults, which did not sit well with him. Wash Post TypoThe Washington Post published my letter yesterday (11/17/17, p. A-20) but changed “Danica” to Ms.Read More