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James Taranto

‘Fact-Checkers’ vs. the Benghazi Mom

Brent Bozell, When FBI Director James Comey came before the press to deliver his bizarre proclamation — that Hillary Clinton had lied relentlessly about her private email server but shouldn’t be prosecuted because no prosecutor would ever dare take her to court (even though prosecutors all over the country rose to say they’d do so

Will Supreme Court Vacancies Trigger Nuclear Option?

What would happen in the Senate if Supreme Court Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer retired this spring? James Taranto predicts filibusters of any would-be replacements. He also questions whether Democrats would have the votes to add high court nominations to the list of executive branch appointments that no longer require a supermajority to

Sex after drinking and the war on men

Kathleen Parker  We’ve heard much about the Republican war on women. Exhaustingly. Lately, we’ve also heard about the war on men. The war on men-on-women-on-men . . . or something, as MSNBC’s Alex Wagner described it recently, gained fresh traction with a controversial column by the Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto about campus rape. James, honey, meet