In Search of 'Objectivity,' the Media Amplifies Bigotry Again and Again

A few weekends ago, I got into a series of arguments with a white man I didn’t know at a housewarming party for someone else I didn’t really know. Somewhere between our civil shouting matches about #BlackLivesMatter, American policing, and “not seeing color” (an idea I find absurd and counterproductive), he took the…

A Conversation With Kim Weaver, Who Dropped Out of An Iowa House Race After Reporting Threats 

Last week, Democrat Kim Weaver announced in a Facebook post that she was dropping out of the 2018 race for Iowa’s 4th congressional district seat—a seat currently held by white supremacist Rep. Steve King, who recently tweeted that U.S. civilization cannot be restored with “someone else’s babies.” In the post, Weaver,…

Does Richard Spencer Dress Like Shit? A Bespoke Tailor Evaluates

Yesterday, besuited Nazi Richard Spencer got kicked out of CPAC for his “repugnant” views, which a CPAC spokesman claimed have “nothing to do with conservatism or what we do here.” Shortly prior to this, Spencer called a heckler “a moron who can’t dress.” Can Richard Spencer dress, though? Seems like maybe not?