Ben Shapiro



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  • August 21, 2019

    The media's intersectional embrace of anti-Semitism

    Shapiro

    The recent brouhaha surrounding Israel's decision to block two anti-Semitic lawmakers from entering the country confirms what conservatives have been saying for years: Our major media are driven by narrative, not by fact … and the narrative depends on the players.

  • August 15, 2019

    Why we embrace conspiracy theories

    Shapiro

    Much of our tendency to believe conspiracy theories these days has to do with generalized distrust of the media – but more of it has to do with the human inability to accept widespread incompetence.

  • August 08, 2019

    Why can't we unify in the face of evil?

    Shapiro

    There can be no unity when one side of the political aisle firmly believes that the other side is motivated by unmitigated evil. 

  • August 01, 2019

    Baltimore, land of political footballs

    Shapiro

    Obfuscating Baltimore's problems because Trump put his finger on them doesn't help Baltimore any more than ignoring Baltimore's problems because Democrats govern it. 

  • July 24, 2019

    Why the Left is reconsidering Al Franken

    Shapiro

    Sen. Al Franken was kicked out of the Democratic Party when Democrats were trying to build a case against President Donald Trump. Now that they've concluded that case won't work, they want Franken back again. Presumably, they'll soon be back to praising Bill Clinton, too.

  • July 17, 2019

    The news cycle without Trump's tweets

    Shapiro

    There's certainly truth to the notion that Donald Trump is able to redirect the news cycle toward his personal whims based on the click of a few buttons – but with great power comes great risk.

  • June 26, 2019

    Freedom from consequences isn't freedom

    Shapiro

    Attention all Bernie supporters: Canceling student debt may mean a more carefree life for those of you who voluntarily took on debt – but it means a more burdensome life for those who have paid off their debts, who didn't go to college, or who haven't yet been born.

  • May 30, 2019

    What we can learn from the European Union

    Shapiro

    The burgeoning conflict within the EU should provide the United States with an object lesson: When you maximize the power of the federal government at the expense of the states, you maximize the possibility of polarization. 

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