MSNBC’s Joy Reid is literally living in a Ben Shapiro joke right now

By Jonathon Van Maren After Democratic Senator Cory Booker relentlessly grilled then-candidate for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on his views of gay marriage, conservative commentator Ben Shapiro mockingly imagined future questions that could be leveled at supporters of traditional marriage: “To verify your tolerance, I now ask that you publicly watch ‘Brokeback Mountain’ without…

Canada’s state broadcaster admits that Trudeau is wrong–abortion is not a Charter right

By Jonathon Van Maren Canada’s state broadcaster, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, is known for being overtly left-wing. I’ve often had to cringe or glare at my radio while weaving through traffic, as some smarmy interviewer condescendingly demanded of some interviewee an explanation for some ideological heresy. During the debate on assisted suicide, it was accepted…

Why we must reject the Alt-Right

By Jonathon Van Maren It may be one of the most frequently asked questions in conservative circles in this 2016 election cycle: Who is the alt-right? Who are these more-or-less previously unheard of Internet firebrands who skitter from Twitter to Internet comment sections throwing rhetorical Molotov cocktails, generating memes celebrating the orange Donald Trump as…