The column that peaks over the edge of the progressive abyss ...
Matt Philbin is managing editor for the Media Research Center's Culture and Media Institute.
July 27, 2018, 3:57 PM EDT
July 13, 2018, 2:03 PM EDT
The “border crisis” – is there anything it can’t do? Last year it highlighted the inhumanity of both our immigration and abortion laws when the government refused to help a 17-year-old illegal in its custody kill her unborn child. Then, last month, it had liberals holding forth on the sanctity and efficacy of the nuclear family. How’s that for versatility?
June 15, 2018, 4:30 PM EDT
Ireland probably thought cultural suicide would bring it peace. But, having shuffled off this mortal coil, the Emerald Isle’s sleep of death is not going to be terribly restful. Eire has opened the Hellmouth of social liberalism.
May 25, 2018, 4:00 PM EDT
Dante had the ancient Roman poet Virgil to lead him through the circles of hell. We have a diminutive British blonde woman named Amelia Dimoldenberg.
May 18, 2018, 3:20 PM EDT
“If a man is not a socialist at 20, he has no heart. If he is still a socialist at 40, he has no brain.” And if at 17 a girl thinks socialism is “where the community (rather than rich people) have ownership and control over their labor,” she’s been reading Teen Vogue.
May 4, 2018, 3:08 PM EDT
From the lunch counter to the bathroom counter, from Whites Only toilets to Whites Only toiletries. Yes, racism lurks everywhere and a singer named Halsey has heroically called it out in the high-end hotel sector.
March 23, 2018, 2:51 PM EDT
Note: These dispatches from the left edge of the world do not make sense. They should not make sense. If they start to make sense, seek professional help.
March 16, 2018, 1:12 PM EDT
Vice’s music site Noisey is reassuring readers, “You Don’t Have to Worship 2pac.” And I, for one, am relieved. I wasn’t wild about getting that “Thug Life” tattoo.
February 23, 2018, 2:09 PM EST
Note: Everything you are about to read is real or, rather, came from the minds of liberals. Proceed at your own risk.
February 15, 2018, 12:28 PM EST
You know who Donald Trump is afraid of? Hair stylists? Nutritionists? Nope. Witches! We know that thanks to NBC’s new “unique journalistic project,” NBC Left Field. (Yes, that’s really the name.) It’s essentially Vice with a peacock logo. The group of “journalists, filmmakers, designers and programmers,” makes short documentaries about super-important stuff – like witches.
March 22, 2017, 10:49 AM EDT
A photo of a bullwhip in a guy’s butt? You paid for that. The movie about 12-year-olds having lesbian sex? Ditto.
December 12, 2013, 11:12 PM EST
Remember "Demand a Plan?" In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre a bunch of prominent actors and actresses made a video for Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
September 16, 2013, 2:46 PM EDT
According to the Baptist Press, U.S. abortion clinics are closing at a record pace. So far in 2013, 44 clinics have shut down, compared with 25 last year. Is a bailout coming?