HotAir

Actress: ACLU “the NRA of free speech”

It wishes. The ACLU came under attack over the last twenty-four hours from two sources that normally offers unqualified support for their cause. From Hollywood, actress and activist Aunjanue Ellis (Men of Honor, Ray) declared that the ACLU had become “the NRA of free speech” …

Read More »

Wolf Blitzer: People will ask, was the Barcelona terror attack a copycat of Charlottesville?

Via the Media Research Center and CNS, after eight jihadi car-ramming terror attacks this year alone, I think it’s more likely people will ask whether Wolf ate paint chips as a kid. The funniest part is that Jim Sciutto’s trying to set him up for …

Read More »

Chomsky: Antifa is a ‘major gift to the right’

The Washington Examiner spoke with Noam Chomsky, the far left MIT professor, about the anarchist protest group Antifa. Chomsky’s view of the group was not what you would call a ringing endorsement: “As for Antifa, it’s a minuscule fringe of the Left, just as its predecessors …

Read More »

Today’s hot topics: Icelandic eugenics, terror in Spain, monumental debates, and more!

Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Facebook page and embedded here and on the show page for those who are not on Facebook. (If …

Read More »

Hmmmm: “Major staff shakeup” in Mueller probe

The addition of Peter Strzok to special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian interference in the election caused enough of a stir for CNN to note it a month ago. Strzok had overseen the FBI probe into Hillary Clinton’s infamous secret e-mail system, and had …

Read More »

Jake Tapper: Antifa protesters have attacked several journalists

Wednesday night, CNN’s Jake Tapper highlighted some left-wing violence which hasn’t gotten much media attention. At least two journalists in Charlottesville were assaulted by people protesting the Klan/Nazi/alt-right rally. Taylor is one: https://t.co/haVOw89uTN — Jake Tapper (@jaketapper) August 17, 2017 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Here’s the attack Tapper …

Read More »

Breaking: Van plows into crowd in Barcelona, reports of gunshots heard; Update: Attackers holed up in bar? Update: 13 dead? Update: Suspect ID’d?

Two people are dead, claims the Sun, and many more injured. The gunshot reports are unconfirmed right now but it’s worth noting that the crash happened right outside a kosher restaurant in the city’s Las Ramblas district. The incident – confirmed by police as a …

Read More »

More Bannon: White nationalists “losers,” “fringe element”; Update: Interview “drew fire away” from Trump?

Of course they are, but it’s an extraordinary statement considering the source and the timing. Jazz wondered earlier why Steve Bannon is giving interviews at all, but one has to wonder why he reached out to the hard-Left magazine The American Prospect as the venue. While …

Read More »

Why is Richard Cordray still at CFPB?

After the Wall Street Journal ran an opinion piece on the subject earlier this week, increasing attention is being focused on Richard Cordray who, for some reason, is still in charge at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). There are a couple of different issues …

Read More »

No, really, what was Steve Bannon up to with that interview yesterday?

Jazz and Ed have written about the substance of it but I’m more interested in motive. Why is Steve Bannon dialing up a progressive magazine, of all things, and chattering to them about the alt-right and North Korea? Jazz’s point earlier about Bannon undermining NorK …

Read More »

Send this to a friend