The Death of the DOJ and the FBI

By:       Ben Shapiro This week, the FBI raided the office, hotel room and home of President Trump’s personal attorney and self-described “fixer,” Michael Cohen. According to various media reports, the Department of Justice signed off on a warrant for the search; presumably, the law enforcement agency is searching for evidence regarding Cohen’s $130,000 payment to…

The Grisly History of Chappaquiddick

By: Ben Shapiro On April 6, a bombshell will hit America’s theaters. That bombshell comes in the form of an understated, well-made, well-acted film called “Chappaquiddick.” (Full disclosure: They advertise with my podcast.) The film tells the story of Ted Kennedy’s 1969 killing of political aide Mary Jo Kopechne; the Massachusetts Democratic senator drove his…

A New Kind of Gridlock

By:       Ben Shapiro When the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution of the United States, they feared the possibility of partisanship overtaking rights-based government. To that end, they crafted a system of checks and balances designed to pit interest against interest, promoting gridlock over radical change. The founders saw legislators, presidents and judges as ambitious in…

Stop Making Children Into Moral Authorities

By: Ben Shapiro On March 14, high school students from Parkland, Florida, led a school walkout in favor of gun control. The media have already appointed student witnesses of the horror at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School untouchable moral authorities; their opinions are not to be questioned. But now, the left has found even more…

Intersectionality and Anti-Semitism

By: Ben Shapiro Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan is an anti-Semite. This isn’t in question. It’s a fact, and one the minister continues to underscore with each speech. Last week, he spoke before the 2018 Saviours’ Day event in Chicago. He stated: “White folks are going down. And Satan is going down. And Farrakhan,…

How The Democrats Will Lose in 2020

By: Ben Shapiro President Trump is not a particularly popular president. His job approval rating has not crossed 50 percent for a single day of his presidency. He’s currently riding as high as he ever has in the RealClearPolitics poll average — and that’s 41 percent. Statistics guru Nate Silver estimates that “the approval rating…