"It’s good to know that at the most fundamental level, they have no idea what they’re talking about."

Jonah Goldberg on the defenders of Polanski: It all boils down to the fact that Polanski is famous and talented and an Olympian artist, living above the world of mortals. Indeed, if he didn’t rape that girl — and he did — Polanski would still be considered a pig in most normal communities…. His defenders…

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Equal, but Not Precious

By now, everybody’s seen the videos of school children singing praise songs to America’s Cool Black Friend. To all but the most sold-out hopeychange supporter, this has got to seem more than a little bit creepy. Whenever America borrows primary education ideas from North Korea, it gives one pause. But something about this video bothered…

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