The National Review Just Fake Geek Girl'd Neil deGrasse Tyson

It would seem the National Review looked up and realized that suddenly, its stockpile of liberal stereotypes were out of date. The old standbys like "latte-swilling limousine liberals" "hairy-legged radical feminists" and "effete Ivory Tower collectivists" just don't have the same punch. Meet the statistics-spewing,… »7/31/14 4:40pm7/31/14 4:40pm

Chicago Sun-Times Pulls Horrific Transphobic Screed on Laverne Cox

On Sunday, the Chicago Sun-Times reprinted an offensive, transphobic rant calling transgender actress Laverne Cox a "man" and an "effigy of a woman" by National Review correspondent Kevin D. Williamson. After a massive backlash, the paper has retracted the piece and issued an apology. »6/03/14 11:04pm6/03/14 11:04pm

Peggy Noonan Has A Battle Of Wits With National Review Wingnut

The National Review Online »11/03/08 4:00pm11/03/08 4:00pm's editor, Kathryn Jean Lopez, is not one for internal dissent within the conservative movement — not that many conservatives are, apparently, given the backlash against people who aren't riding the Bullshit Express over a cliff a la . But on why Noonan isn't using her column to shill for…

The World Is Sexist, So I Can't Say Michelle Obama Looks Nice

Once upon a time, "sexism" used to mean that women were discriminated against and treated differently because of their gender. Now, it means "criticizing Sarah Palin for any reason." Along with Elisabeth Hasselbeck, the old, white man who heads the Republican Party thinks it's so »10/28/08 10:00am10/28/08 10:00am sexist to question $150,000 in…
Although one prominent writer at the National Review had the audacity to and another , the frenzied,
Although one prominent writer at the National Review »10/23/08 4:20pm10/23/08 4:20pm had the audacity to and another , the frenzied, near-Sapphic praise for her continues apace. Today, that poor people needed to take responsibility for the financial crisis by saying, "Frankly, I wish we were hearing more of her realistic assessments and her…

Stephen Colbert To Conservative Columnist Kathleen Parker: Your Mom

National Review »10/14/08 2:40pm10/14/08 2:40pm writer Kathleen Parker calls liberal feminists the "hirsute, Birkenstock-wearing sisterhood," and, in a 2003 column supporting the Iraq war, included a letter from a "friend" who said, "These bastards like Clark and Kerry and that incipient ass, Dean, and Gephardt and Kucinich and that absolute mental…
Lynne Cheney said in an interview with this weekend that she likes to get her information from centr
Lynne Cheney said in an interview »10/06/08 3:50pm10/06/08 3:50pm with this weekend that she likes to get her information from centrist political blogs... like the Online. Sample headlines there today include: "Sen. McCain, please press Sen. Obama on whether and how the surge worked, and why it matters" and "Palin sounded like the…

Are Threesomes Really Normal? The National Review Enlists Three Bloggers To Debate Glamour

The late National Review founder William F. Buckley was a famous prude (even in his novels about fictional hedonistic boomer liberals, among whom he once described a sex scene as transpiring thusly: He didn't know then that his ejaculate had burrowed down into her ovum.) But now he's dead! And in a welcome distraction… »6/20/08 12:00pm6/20/08 12:00pm