Democrats Tacitly Support Anti-Israel Movement While Pretending Not To

Congressional Democrats don’t want to talk about the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement. And many of them really don’t want to be asked to vote on it. In spite of such reluctance, Sens. Marco Rubio, Joe Manchin, and their allies passed S. 1, the Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, … Continue reading

How To Improve The State Of Our Viciously Polarized Union

When you think about people who disagree with your politics, do you consider them misguided, evil, or likely to teach you something? How you answer that question says a lot about you, as well as the real state of our politically polarized union. Sociologists say that in recent decades Americans have increasingly self-segregated, retreating to … Continue reading

Hostile takeover: Democrats’ younger generation is brushing party leaders aside

Washington frequently feels like middle school, with its gossip, cliques, and unwritten rules. And woe to any woman who breaks those rules. Republicans have often chosen the “next in line” to lead them; think George H.W. Bush and Sen. Bob Dole. But the same is now apparent among Democrats. The party clung to the Clintons … Continue reading

Women’s March Partners Explain Why They’re Ignoring Allegations Of Anti-Semitism

Amidst the controversy over alleged anti-Semitism within the Women’s March leadership, the organization has seen numerous progressive allies — including Emily’s List, the Human Rights Campaign, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) — quietly uncouple. However, many partners remain and groups like Psychologists for Social Responsibility have added their names … Continue reading

How Our Anti-Boy Culture Affects Mothers Like Me

Et tu, American Psychological Association? If anyone was going to hold the line on masculinity’s being a psychologically healthy phenomenon, this descendant of social workers would have hoped it would be mental health professionals. Instead, the APA released guidelines for treating the traditionally masculine, those recognizable by their “anti-femininity, achievement, eschewal of the appearance of … Continue reading

The new feminists’ kitchen campaigns

Will the Democratic 2020 presidential primary resemble a season of “Top Chef”? Having elected the star of “The Apprentice” to the Oval Office, America is about to see the Democratic take on reality television. So far, food appears to be central to the plot. Several Democrats, including Sens. Kamala Harris of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of … Continue reading

Only Two Democrat Senators Will Publicly Oppose The Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Sen. Marco Rubio threw a rock at a political hornet’s nest on Monday when he tweeted, “The shutdown is not the reason Senate Democrats don’t want to move to Middle East Security Bill. A huge argument broke out at Senate Dem meeting last week over BDS. A significant # of Senate Democrats now support #BDS … Continue reading

I’m a Jew. Feel Free To Wish Me A ‘Merry Christmas,’ America!

What’s it like to be an American Jew at Christmas? There are as many answers to that as there are American Jews. GQ’s Julia Ioffe, for example, wants you to stop wishing her a merry Christmas. After tweeting that she didn’t want to explain why, she took to The Washington Post to write that it’s … Continue reading

Stumped On What To Name Your Baby? There’s A Decent App For That

There’s so much in a name. Names hold history and meaning, as well as familial and cultural associations. Of course, when the OB told me that Baby no. 4 would be our first son, I didn’t realize how hard it would be to name him. In accordance with Ashkenazi Jewish custom, all three of our … Continue reading

Why Piers Morgan Is Completely Off-Base To Criticize Daniel Craig For Wearing His Newborn

Piers Morgan revealed a disturbing view of fatherhood Monday when he attacked James Bond actor Daniel Craig’s method for holding his one-month-old daughter. The underslept Craig was photographed wearing his one-month-old daughter in a baby carrier, while walking around New York City. Morgan shared the photo on Twitter and accused Craig of being emasculated. On Tuesday, … Continue reading