The fury provoked by a painting depicting the body of Emmett Till highlights the authoritarianism, intolerance and hypocrisy of the anti-“appropriation” crusade.
There is no proof that either Trump or any of his associates actively colluded with the Russians’ covert effort to undermine Clinton, or was aware of that effort. That said, there is enough to warrant a full independent probe.
While Disney was certainly within its rights to drop PewDiePie, some of his treatment by the media has been grossly unfair.
Liberals who refuse to confront Islamism and support reformers can only empower Trump—while Trump’s ill-considered actions such as last week’s travel ban can only empower Islamists.
P.C. did not turn us into the Soviet Union, and I doubt Trump’s victory will turn us into Putin’s Russia. But we will have to resist creeping authoritarianism — and for that resistance to be successful, it also must oppose the illiberal left. I don’t want either Putin’s Russia or Soviet Russia coming to our shores. It’s the freethinkers of America who need to unite.