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The National Review's Mistranslation of Privilege

Alex Hayden DiLalla | Posted 07.09.2014 | Media
Alex Hayden DiLalla

Mr. Fortgang is white; I am white; and our successes have both been bolstered by our white privilege and our socioeconomic status -- whether or not both of us will admit to that fact.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Lowry/Reagan on Benghazi and Colorado Going Up in Smoke

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Progeny of Reagan and Buckley (Ron Reagan and Rich Lowry of National Review) agree it's now best to legalize/regulate/tax pot. As Colorado goes... Also, the Right is sticking to its story: Benghazi's a coverup about al Qaeda. What NYTimes expose?

BOTH SIDES NOW: Nation vs. National Review on Obama and Inequality

HuffPost Radio | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgReagan charged up the hill of Big Gov't - now it's Obama turn on Big Inequality. Lowry & vanden Heuvel debate whether that's the "defining challenge" of our era and if government can do anything about higher executive pay, lower worker wages. Then: is Boehner's tantrum a one-off or a strategy?

Filibustering A D.C. Circuit Court Judicial Nominee

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's Republican filibustering of judicial nominee Caitlin Halligan brought to light a whole bunch of ironies. In Slate, Dahlia...

Creeping Socialism at The National Review

Harvey J. Kaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harvey J. Kaye

I don't like to psychologize. But from what I can tell, the magazine's new ambivalence is nothing less than what conservatives in the 1950s referred to as "creeping socialism."

Today's "Conservative Journalism" -- What Would Bill Buckley Think?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Would Buckley even recognize "conservative journalism" today, where pundits rush to broadcast their childish Obama taunts and sloppy P.T. Barnums like Andrew Breitbart encourage a new generation of "journalists" to skirt the law?

Silence is Golden, Unless You're Chris Matthews

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

If you're a political talker, there is one media venue where you will never hear the sound of silence -- MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews.

Jay "Tea Party" Nordlinger Misses My Point

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

My intention was not to suggest anything about Jay Nordlinger's sex life or bathroom habits. I've never even met the guy. My point had nothing to do with his sexuality. My point was that he can't write.

The Right Stuff: What Makes a Movie "Conservative?"

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chez Pazienza

Now that I've perused the National Review's conservative movie choices a few times, I can't help but feel like there are quite a few movies that the magazine neglected to mention.

Four Cheers for Christopher Buckley, Son of William F.

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Thomas de Zengotita

Respect for intelligence and character has always been the best thing about authentic conservatism. Christopher is just being true to his values.