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Fear and loathing of Jordan Peterson

Ah, men! This is the ultimate exclamation of women, frustrated, puzzled and baffled by the other half of the human race, forever a riddle wrapped in ambiguity, ambivalence, anticipation — and admiration and affection. The exclamation has never been static. That frustration and bafflement is once more examined and re-examined, stretched and shrunk, applauded and animated with vigor and vitriol.

Omarosa tries to channel Anita Hill

Where have we seen this play before: A woman comes forward to accuse a conservative of inappropriate behavior in hopes of harming him sufficiently so he will be unable to achieve his policy objectives?

Russian Missiles Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Nuclear naivete at Fox News

Fox News on the Web should be deeply embarrassed by Perry Chiaramonte and Alex Diaz’s August 8 article “Russia’s Nuclear Arsenal: All Bark and No Bite?”

Illustration on the EU's euphoric view of Iran's intentions by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Imagining the Islamic Republic

Last week, the European Union issued a statement on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the nuclear weapons deal concluded with Iran’s rulers, from which President Trump withdrew three months ago.

Burqa Letter Box Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

‘Lay off Boris Johnson, and us for that matter’

A fellow Spectatorian is under enemy fire, and we all must rally around him, particularly because he has done nothing wrong and because if those attacking him triumph we shall all suffer. The cause is free speech. The free speech that is endangered is in Great Britain, but if the forces of censorship win in London it is only a matter of time before the forces of censorship will be bringing their muzzles to our shores.

Maduro in Flames Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A case study in suffering and lack of freedom

- The Washington Times

The tragedy that is Venezuela, a case study in the suffering and lack of freedom woven into the very fabric of Marxist socialism doesn’t receive the attention it deserves at a time when last week’s Gallup poll shows that Democrats view socialism more favorably than capitalism.

Making a difference in close elections

Democrats are trying their best to spin their razor-thin loss in Ohio’s 12th Congressional District special election as a moral victory that presages a “Blue Wave” in November. The GOP won Ohio by 9 points in 2016, so it shouldn’t have been this close, they say.

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In this  July 5, 2018, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at an event in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Andrew Cuomo's 'total meltdown' very un-JFK

- The Washington Times

Andrew Cuomo, the governor of New York, made what's called in the world of politics a suicidal step by saying, for all the country to hear, that America's not that great -- that the notion of American exceptionalism is pretty much ridiculous. Or, at least, his comments would've been political suicide, in a day and age of Democrat reason.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Washington. Sanders took questions about former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault and other topics. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Solidarity in the trench

The gathering of the pitchforks on behalf of the ladies and gentlemen of the press is really about sticking it to Donald Trump. Sometimes, often in fact, the press, like the president, deserves a poke with one of those pitchforks. The president of the United States calls us, with his usual excess of noisy exaggeration, "the enemy of the people."

No 'peace' with murderers

The challenges noted in Danny Danon's op-ed "'Making peace is harder than making war,'" (Web, Aug. 10), which began by quoting PLO leader Yasser Arafat's infamous 1974 "olive branch and gun" speech, are underscored by the date on which it was published: The day after the anniversary of one of Israel's deadliest terror attacks.

Omarosa stories not news

As someone who studies rhetoric and the potential of messages to persuade, I am convinced that all the talk and media hype about Omarosa Manigault Newman and whether President Trump used the N-word won't change people's minds. Like so many other recent stories, this one is a distraction, deflecting attention from more important issues. Whether they will admit it or not, most Americans probably believe Mr. Trump has indeed used such derogatory and racist language. Moreover, those who are troubled by this already are strongly anti-Trump and those who aren't will not relinquish their support of the president.

When productive Americans are ignored

The most memorable line of the 2016 presidential campaign was delivered in a speech by Hillary Clinton to a group of donors, in which she said "you could put half of Trump's supporters into what I call the basket of deplorables racist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic, you name it."