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Dreams From My Uncle

wsj.com — Why liberal nieces and nephews need help arguing. It's Thanksgiving, and the Democratic National Committee is declaring war on uncles. "The holiday season is filled with food, traveling, and lively discussions with Republican relatives about politics sometimes laced with statements that are just not true," the DNC declares on a website called YourRepublicanUncle.com.

We Have Always Not Been at War With Islam

wsj.com — Here's a political head-scratcher: an ad from the Democratic National Committee, out last Friday, that features no Democrats, not even a narrator. The ad consists of a series of clips from current Republican presidential candidates, followed by clips from George W. Bush.
Nov 24, 2015

#BestoftheWeb We Have Always Not Been at War With Islam: The DNC hijacks Bush’s legacy, by @jamestaranto on.wsj.com/1PMDsyu via @WSJ

Nov 24, 2015

To answer @jamestaranto's questions asked of me here (wsj.com/articles/we-ha…): 1) Sure, all politicians lie, but Trump has gone next-level.

Nov 24, 2015

RT @dandrezner: To answer @jamestaranto's questions asked of me here (wsj.com/articles/we-ha…): 1) Sure, all politicians lie, but Trump has gone next-level.

‘Stranger’ Than Fiction

wsj.com — Are the nativists restless, or is Ipsos just biased? Have you ever felt like a stranger in your own country? If so, you're not alone.
Nov 23, 2015

#BestoftheWeb ‘Stranger’ Than Fiction: Are nativists restless, or is Ipsos just biased? by @jamestaranto on.wsj.com/1N9Jbft via @WSJ

Nov 23, 2015

RT @kausmickey: "The respondents may or may not be prejudiced, but the pollsters certainly are." Taranto pretty much destroys Ipsos: wsj.com/articles/stran…

More Hillary Than Hitler

wsj.com — Trump and Mrs. Clinton are two sides of a coin. John Podesta, chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, offered this deep thought on Twitter Thursday: Hillary's strategy to defeat Isis: ✓Defeat Isis in Syria & Iraq ✓Disrupt & dismantle terrorist infrastructure ✓Harden our defenses It reminded a lot of people of the Underpants Gnomes from "South Park," whose business plan read: "1.

And the Brand Played On

wsj.com — Why can't Democrats sell flawless policies? The Democratic National Committee calls it the "Final Report and Action Plan" from the "Democratic Victory Task Force." Liberal journalists, like MSNBC's Alex Seliz-Wald, call it the "autopsy report," meaning a postmortem of a party that got killed at the polls a year ago.
Nov 19, 2015

Dems redouble their commitment to improving the narratives used to sell their failed policies. Forward! wsj.com/articles/and-t…

Why the Bicyclists?

wsj.com — Kerry rationalizes the assassination of journalists. Bye-ku for Bobby Jindal Trump is a madman This is no laughing matter Here, have a juice box Why the Bicyclists?
Nov 18, 2015

RT @ChipAphelion: The great @jamestaranto eloquently says what we're thinking re John Kerry (but couldn't say in 140 characters). on.wsj.com/1H96jKy

Nov 18, 2015

Kerry rationalizes the assassination of journalists, the most un-American thing he has ever said in public.on.wsj.com/1H96jKy

Just Trust Them - WSJ

wsj.com — An incompetent administration promises to vet refugees. As of yesterday morning a handful of governors were vowing to resist Obama administration plans to resettle Syrian refugees in their states. As of this morning, CNN put the count at 27, with only seven governors, all Democrats, saying their states will welcome the Syrians.

Non-Islamic Jihadis?

wsj.com — The Democrats' incoherent foreign-policy debate. "Believe it or not, I just defended President Obama to a gathering of foreign nationals," Ed Rogers, a Republican political consultant who writes for the Washington Post's Insiders blog, reported on Friday: Even though I'm no fan of his, it still stings when non-Americans run down our president.
Nov 16, 2015

RT @WSJopinion: Non-Islamic Jihadis? The Democrats’ incoherent foreign-policy debate, writes @jamestaranto: on.wsj.com/1SUq2yK #DemDebate

Let It Snow - WSJ

wsj.com — Campus madness reaches the progressive workplace. America's recent outbreak of collegiate madness has prompted many critics to ask: How will these snowflakes ever survive once they leave campus for the real world? It turns out that some nominally real-world institutions are eager to accommodate them.

It’s a Good Thing

wsj.com — Mrs. Clinton and the Martha Stewart offense. Uh-oh. "The FBI has expanded its probe of Hillary Clinton's emails, with agents exploring whether multiple statements violate a federal false statements statute, according to intelligence sources familiar with the ongoing case," Fox News reports.
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Nov 25, 2015

No it doesn't. Being in the country illegally is not a criminal violation. twitter.com/conreeder/stat…

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