The Supreme Court’s decision this morning on public-sector labor unions is a dagger blow to the political ambitions of the Left, and raises the possibility of a kind of despair that could lead leftists in very dark directions. At the same time, an unexpected primary victory for a socialist in New York City might kindle new hopes of a leftist renaissance. And some words on the funeral of Charles Krauthammer. Give a listen.

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  1. Joseph Eagar Member

    Okay, I think Commentary needs to do an intervention for Noah Rothman. The crew spends half an hour talking about the signs of impending political violence, and Noah goes off on a rant on how there’s no signs of impending violence, and people who say otherwise are irresponsibly cynical. I mean, I almost laughed at how panicked Sohrab and John sounded in trying to respond to Noah, like their coworker had just made a total public fool of himself and they didn’t know what to do.

    It looks to me like Noah is in danger of falling into an endless pit of cynicism and becoming the next Kevin Williamson.

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    • June 27, 2018, at 5:56 PM PDT
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  2. ToryWarWriter Thatcher

    I find it interesting that no one here actually looked at the Demographics of the New York Primary. Is it really such a surprise that a Hispanic women won in a district which is now 75 percent hispanic?

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    • July 5, 2018, at 8:25 AM PDT
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