Today’s podcast takes up the leak about a highly sensitive document found in the Mar-a-Lago search and the Washington Post’s characterization of it. Then we go after Arizona Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters with a rhetorical two-by-four. Give a listen.

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  1. Jeff Hawkins Coolidge
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    Name a case that resulted in criminal prosecutions where everything was leaked.

    The FBI doesn’t leak to the WaPo, they leak to the Times or in McCabe’s case, the WSJ.

    The Clapper types leak to WaPo. Schiff and his staff leak to WaPo….so that people will churn re: politics.

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  2. Kephalithos Member
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    Commentary‘s contention is that all roads lead to antisemitism.

    Well, I suspect those evil “trad-cons” would make a similar argument: that all roads lead to anti-Catholicism or anti-Christian-ism (did I just invent a word?). Which would be correct. Because they do. Members of the American elite don’t want orthodox Christian morality to exist — not in their sandbox, at least. And not until orthodox Christians are as marginal and irrelevant to the country’s social and political life as the Amish will the elite be satisfied.

    Noah can moan all he wants about the right’s victim complex, but unless and until he gives them a reason not to see themselves as victims, nobody is listening.

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  3. Boethius1261972 Coolidge
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    Kephalithos (View Comment):

    Commentary‘s contention is that all roads lead to antisemitism.

    Well, I suspect those evil “trad-cons” would make a similar argument: that all roads lead to anti-Catholicism or anti-Christian-ism (did I just invent a word?). Which would be correct. Because they do. Members of the American elite don’t want orthodox Christian morality to exist — not in their sandbox, at least. And not until orthodox Christians are as marginal and irrelevant to the country’s social and political life as the Amish will the elite be satisfied.

    Noah can moan all he wants about the right’s victim complex, but unless and until he gives them a reason not to see themselves as victims, nobody is listening.

    It’s almost as if Noah sees himself as a victim of the Right’s “victim complex”. 

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  4. Kephalithos Member
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    @Kephalithos

    Boethius1261972 (View Comment):

    Kephalithos (View Comment):

    Commentary‘s contention is that all roads lead to antisemitism.

    Well, I suspect those evil “trad-cons” would make a similar argument: that all roads lead to anti-Catholicism or anti-Christian-ism (did I just invent a word?). Which would be correct. Because they do. Members of the American elite don’t want orthodox Christian morality to exist — not in their sandbox, at least. And not until orthodox Christians are as marginal and irrelevant to the country’s social and political life as the Amish will the elite be satisfied.

    Noah can moan all he wants about the right’s victim complex, but unless and until he gives them a reason not to see themselves as victims, nobody is listening.

    It’s almost as if Noah sees himself as a victim of the Right’s “victim complex”.

    Heh. Yeah. Victimhood, victimhood, everywhere. We’re all victims of something. Original sin, maybe.

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  5. Jeff Hawkins Coolidge
    Jeff Hawkins
    @JeffHawkins

    Kephalithos (View Comment):

    Commentary‘s contention is that all roads lead to antisemitism.

    Well, I suspect those evil “trad-cons” would make a similar argument: that all roads lead to anti-Catholicism or anti-Christian-ism (did I just invent a word?). Which would be correct. Because they do. Members of the American elite don’t want orthodox Christian morality to exist — not in their sandbox, at least. And not until orthodox Christians are as marginal and irrelevant to the country’s social and political life as the Amish will the elite be satisfied.

    Noah can moan all he wants about the right’s victim complex, but unless and until he gives them a reason not to see themselves as victims, nobody is listening.

    the jump to then accuse Blake Masters of being anti-Semitic was tinfoil adjacent

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  6. LukeWVa Listener
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    Erick Erickson’s view of the “shocking” document was that it was not classified, and that the newspaper article about it was carefully crafted to suggest that it was highly classified when it was not.

     

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