Mainstream media’s whiff on Northam yearbook photo shows why we need term limits for political reporters

John Ruberry of Da Magnificent Seven By John Ruberry Contemporary journalism needs fresh faces. Particularly political journalism. Here is some dialogue from Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent, which is set just before World War II began. Mr. Powers [newspaper editor]: How would you like to cover the biggest story in the world today? John Jones: Give … Continue reading Mainstream media’s whiff on Northam yearbook photo shows why we need term limits for political reporters

Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative

By John Ruberry Now that we have entered the first full day of President Donald Trump's second year in office it's a good time to ask this question. Is Trump a conservative? "Yes," is my firm answer. Fascinatingly, Trump doesn't talk about conservatism much, nor did he as a candidate. Contrast the president with the … Continue reading Trump Year 1: Yes he’s a conservative

Questioning Trump’s Policies Will Not Make You a #NeverTrump Clinton Supporter

We have a unique opportunity as conservatives. Donald Trump is new to politics. He's malleable or, as he puts it, capable of changing his mind whenever he wants. This is the chance we haven't had in our lifetimes - to mold Presidential policy by using our voices to let him know what we expect. Trump supporters … Continue reading Questioning Trump’s Policies Will Not Make You a #NeverTrump Clinton Supporter

Let me entertain you

A tweet today pointed me to the Dan Riehl, Ross Douthat, Mark Levin et/al stuff. So lets talk about thinkers who are or are not entertainers. Douthat dismisses Levin as an entertainer saying that it is the only way to define Levin's book and defend it. There’s nothing wrong with appreciating these entertainers, admiring their … Continue reading Let me entertain you