In Iran’s Isfahan province, protesters gathered in the streets late last month to decry a series of attacks in which women were badly burned with acid.
Ebola has claimed the lives of some 4,800 West Africans — possibly closer to 15,000, given underreporting. It might also be about to claim Democrats in Tuesday’s midterm elections and further damage Barack Obama’s presidency.
Progressives and their media water boys use language as a weapon. Their success often depends on changing the terms of the debate.
This may be a surprising statement from a bleary-eyed, number-crunching economist, but the best anti-poverty program in America may not be tax cuts, debt reduction or regulatory relief, but rather that old-fashioned institution called marriage.
The last time we treated a deadly disease as a political problem instead of using time-tested medical precautions, we doomed many hemophiliacs to early deaths, along with hundreds of thousands of homosexual men.