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Columnist's Awful Comments About Rape

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media

Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto is under fire after his latest piece about rape on college campuses. In a column on Monday entitled "D...

No, Women Are Not the Reason For Fatherless Children

Kyle McMahon | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media
Kyle McMahon

There is one reason and one reason only for a father choosing to abandon their child -- himself. A woman going to work doesn't make a man abandon his child. Conversely, A woman staying home instead of going to work doesn't make a man stay.

WATCH: This Man Gets Paid To Be Sexist

Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Wall Street Journal contributor and editorial board member James Taranto has some very peculiar views on women's rights. For example, he'd have yo...

WATCH: NYDN Reporter Calls Out WSJ Columnist For Fuzzy Math

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2013 | Media

New York Daily News reporter Dan Friedman joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss the clash between Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Bob McDonnel...

Claire McCaskill Shoots Back At WSJ Columnist: There Is No War On Men

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Earlier this month, Wall Street Journal columnist James Taranto alleged that Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) was waging a "war on men" in her efforts to...

Why People in Power Cast Themselves as 'War' Casualties

Lori Day | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics
Lori Day

The people attacking others and their rights are always the ones awash in power, clinging to it, choking it off for others. Anyone else trying to get their fair share? They are not "waging war." They are doing everything they can, from a place of significantly less power, to stand up for themselves.

Writer's Awful Comments About Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.18.2013 | Media

A Wall Street Journal columnist drew some heat on Tuesday for declaring that recent investigations into sexual assault in the military were nothing mo...

Columnist's Outrageous Comments About Gabby Giffords

Posted 04.22.2013 | Media

Conservative columnist James Taranto raised eyebrows on Friday when he questioned how Gabby Giffords — who he said "has severe impairments of her mo...

James Taranto Didn't Tell The Truth

Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Women
Margaret Wheeler Johnson

The entire project of educating women has been about the discovery of new and different truths.

WSJ Editor's Shocking Aurora Tweet

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media

James Taranto, an editor at The Wall Street Journal, has found himself the target of criticism after sending a tweet about the three men who died shie...