Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and John Podhoretz talk about the post-debate Donald Trump and how he’s like a golfer who tied it up on the ninth hole in the final round, then bogeyed 10 while his opponent made par—and after that, can’t get out of his own head and starts spraying golf shots around the course like billiard balls. And all over the weight of a 1996 Miss Universe. We also say goodbye to Shimon Peres, a great man who made great mistakes—mistakes misunderstood by those who want to use his legacy as a truncheon against Benjamin Netanyahu on grounds that his approach to peace is isolating Israel. Isolating Israel? Um. no, as this COMMENTARY article by Lazar Berman makes clear.

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  1. Belt Member

    John, I guess I’m a little confused about your take on the Sandra-Fluke-ification of Miss Universe.  Is the issue that the conservatives who dispute and push back against the, um, Fluke-ified narrative are powerful men expressing misogynistic attitudes, or that they are allowing themselves to be baited in counterattacking on the Left’s own terms?  In other words, is the problem one of intent, or tactics?

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