There’s no one theme tying together this Bookworm Beat. Instead, I serve up myriad interesting articles about all sorts of things.
Victor Davis Hanson’s must-read this week is about the corruption in federal law enforcement. I’m a big believer in the rule of law, which is what separates a civil country from a totalitarian or anarchic hell hole. Sadly, our federal law enforcement leaders are not believers in the rule of law. VDH spells out chapter and verse.
And if you’re in a VDH mood, you may also want to enjoy his excellent article detailing how much the American Left despises each one of you.
When it comes to Jeff Sessions, the media lies by omission.If you make a big deal about accusing someone of something, and then slink away without telling anyone that the accusation was a hollow sham, you’ve committed a lie of omission. That’s what the media did with Jeff Sessions and the nasty Methodist attack against him.
The Chinese respect Trump. While our media indulges in a non-stop Trump Derangement temper tantrum, people in China, groaning under their totalitarian leadership, call him “Powerful Grandpa Trump.”
And speaking of China, do I need to tell you that Dianne Feinstein had a Chinese spy on her staff for years? The only reason I ask that question is because, while the media can’t get enough of the Trump / Russia narrative, despite the absence of useful evidence, it’s been remarkably silent about DiFi’s little problem. Again, those lies of omission….
Speaking of Trump Derangement Syndrome, I’m glad I’m not flying into LAX anytime soon:
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— Larry Elder (@larryelder) August 7, 2018
No matter how stupid Bernie Sanders is, his even more stupid followers lap it up. That Bernie Sanders is a stupid man is a given. After all, anyone who supports socialism is — I’m sorry, but I’m going to be blunt here — an idiot. Nevertheless, it’s disheartening to learn that his videos have been seen almost a billion times. [Read more…]