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CNN and WaPo Issue Corrections After Misquoting Trump in Phone Call with Georgia Election Official

Debra Heine

CNN and the Washington Post issued corrections on Monday, revealing that they “misquoted” some of former President  Trump’s comments in a December phone call with Frances Watson, Georgia’s top election investigator. In their original reports, CNN and the Post claimed Trump ordered Watson to “find the fraud,” and if she succeeded, she would be a … Continued

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The Legends of Our Fall

Victor Davis Hanson

Many politicians at one point or another live by lies—if they can get away with them.  Our supposed sentinels, the media—self-defined as independent, cynical, and skeptical journalists—are supposed to separate political fictions from truth.   Legends As Facts  Of course, sometimes they used to do that—if only selectively. There were Communist sympathizers in the Roosevelt … Continued

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Maternity Flight Suits and Other Admonitions

Roger Kimball

Just about the first thing Lloyd Austin did after being confirmed as Joe Biden’s Secretary of Defense was to issue a service-wide order mandating a one-day “stand down” within sixty days to “address extremism within the nation’s armed forces.” “What extremism?” you might be asking, and you would be right to ask.  No matter what Lloyd … Continued