The Atlantic
Nov 2018

“The problem is that they are not sufficiently ‘public’ and ‘conscientious.'”

Oct 2018

“There is ZERO evidence that a woman actually exists in this story.”

“If certain fields of study cannot reliably differentiate between real scholarship and noxious bloviating, they become deeply suspect.”

Aug 2018

Atlantic: Why the left fears Jordan Peterson

John Sexton Aug 09, 2018 3:01 PM

“The left, while it currently seems ascendant in our houses of culture and art, has in fact entered its decadent late phase, and it is deeply vulnerable.”

Jul 2018

“Dreadful, even disgraceful—but it wasn’t treason.”

May 2018

“Is the U.S. Constitution bad?”

“Could we have a debate in The Atlantic on abortion rights?”

Apr 2018

“…ask which ideas get you sponsorships from Google and Pepsi and which get you fired.”

S.E. Cupp: Stop defending Williamson, conservatives

Ed Morrissey Apr 06, 2018 6:01 PM

Epistemic closure.

Feb 2018

“So you’re saying…”

Nov 2017

“every single conservative respondent raised the issue of being called racist.”

Oct 2017

“It was very us-and-them.”

“huge majorities of African Americans and Latinos say…those very same statements are ‘not offensive.'”

Sep 2017

“…ill-defined terms—racism  and sexism, most notably—are the stigmata of choice.”

A powerful response to Ta-Nehisi Coates latest essay

John Sexton Sep 15, 2017 3:21 PM

“I’ll ask him to stop thinking he can see into my soul and find the true source of my ideas in my white privilege.”

“Since there are no national statistics on how many young men of any given race are the subject of campus-sexual-assault complaints, we are left with anecdotes…”

“Neuroscience research does not support [the] claim that high levels of stress hormones impair memory for traumatic experience.”

“the letter and subsequent directives triggered the creation of a parallel justice system for sexual assault”

Aug 2017

The Atlantic’s partial defense of Antifa (Updated)

John Sexton Aug 31, 2017 3:30 PM

“If they…refrained from initiating the use of force…I would have nothing but praise for them.”

May 2017

“you can’t grow a mass party when the daily operation of your movement involves finding more and more heretics to ostracize”

Apr 2017

“It’s hard to underestimate how screwed the Democrats are.”

Jan 2017

“That piece was eligible for FEMA funding.”

“…any verified account belonging to the sitting president should lose the ability to post anything instantaneously to the Internet.”

Jan 2013

Atlantic: Sorry about that Scientology ad

Ed Morrissey Jan 15, 2013 2:31 PM

“We’ve made a mistake, possibly several mistakes.”