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How the Washington Post Radicalizes Murderers (video)

To liberals, the murder of a Republican is like the swatting of a mosquito. They oppose violence in theory, but they also want the pest dead. They’re just too lazy to get out of their easy chairs to do it themselves. Cass Sunstein, a leftist who’s happy whenever a conservative dies early, wrote a book called Nudge. It’s a good psychology book. Nudge is about persuasion, which is my chief interest. Read more →

Is the New York Times blackmailing FBI and CIA?

Sounds ridiculous, doesn’t it? How could a reporter at New York Times blackmail an FBI or CIA agent? Easily. And everyone who ever went through counter-espionage training knows it. What Went Down This morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May chastised the US government. The UK freely shares anti-terrorism intelligence with the US. The US is expected to keep secrets secret. But the US intel community is one gigantic sieve these days. Read more →

Call Me “Apologist”

The Washington Post’s headline writer made a common mistake on Sunday. He confused “one who apologizes” with “apologist.” An easy mistake, no doubt, for most of us. Professional headline writers should know better. So should Glenn Kessler, the author of the WP story. The claim that Obama is an apologist for the nation began to take shape shortly after he became president. An apologist is “one who speaks or writes in defense of someone or something. Read more →