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Feb 5·edited Feb 5

Since I completely agree with these views

“Emerald Robinson is one of the most fearless and accurate reporters in America today.” — Gateway Pundit

“She’s got balls made of titanium.” —Steve Bannon

why do you waste your time and talent on jerks as Kristol and Goldberg? Who really cares what they say? I sure don't (OK, I admit 20 years ago I did care but that was then) but with your investigative abilities and writing skills your real targets should be people behind this outrage https://1ft.io/proxy?q=https%3A%2F%2Fthefederalist.com%2F2024%2F02%2F05%2Fdemocrats-work-to-strip-all-opponents-of-representation-in-court%2F and find the real dirt on those. Now those would be targets worthy of you and not on "spent nobodies" as Will, etc., or their kind.

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Thanks for reposting this article. Even though written a number of years ago, it is still quite fitting and therefore useful in informing the awakening masses.

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It's good to remember these things from the past, as more have emersed themselves in our midst, only have learned from those who failed to watch their words. Especially those RINO's running for office cloaked as Conservatives

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Good one! I don’t read David Brooks, finding him insufferable, and had not read what you quoted. I’m actually amazed that he had enough insight to write that. The snobbery of the so-called elites is disgusting, as is their presumption that everyone who supports Trump is uneducated and stupid. Good riddance to the never Trumpers.

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Wonderful and apt descriptions of the unhinged! Those so-called intellectuals can’t see the forest for the trees. They are blinded by their own immaturity! Emerald, you entertain me with your pieces!

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Feb 5·edited Feb 6

02/05/24: Kristol was / is CRAZIER than Jennifer Rubin? "Shurely there's been shome mishtake?"

The ASPCA got a 911 call about Rubin after the 2016 election and had to rent an Abrams M1A2 tank from the local National Guard to be able to take her to the pound, where, unfortunately, she escaped, then evaded being re-captured by taking sanctuary at the Washington Post, where the ASPCA net boys after securing the building couldn't distinguish her from anyone else on the staff.

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Spiro Agnew's frequent use of the reference "effete snobs" is applicable to each of them, Emerald.

Do not miss any of them.

Pompous assess all.

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Touché, Emerald.

In the words of the immortal Jackie Gleason, "How sweet it is...."

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As usual, MAGNIFICENT!

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Epic column! Now do a number on the Republican traitors in the Senate...Who are proposing and passing a bill that actually worsens the current immigration disaster....

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Most of the commentariat right are wimps. That largely transfers to their allies in congress who still operate under a delusion of comity with dem-marxist party. Democrats have always admired their criminality from Tammany Hall to Joe Kennedy's rum-running. It's why scalawags like Bill Clinton all the way down to Ilhan Omar are vigorously defended. If they kept their lack of morality within their party, Chicago would still be a place where one could still ride the Green Line from downtown to Oak Park (to view the Frank Lloyd Wright house, among other architectural gems) with 2 kids & a stroller and back without incident. At one time, this was possible, uneventful even.

Donald Trump represents not even a Joe Kennedy scalawag. He merely telegraphs the message that he will stand up to the double standards, and fight the hierarchical order of federal party preference. Kristol types are perpetually bent over, that IS their natural state.

Dem-marxists have even forsaken rule-of-law within and outside their environment. Their own leaders were the scalawags but now, every damn criminal act is to them, virtue, or born of the 'unfairness' of ordered society. It is exactly the discipline of order that is needed to create, build, distribute stuff and prosper. Yet, dem-marxists now value their looters and have forsaken order. I am reminded of the picture of the freight train depot in Los Angeles that was looted of Amazon/UPS packages which prompted Union Pacific to avoid rail routes through the unguarded rail yards.

Every American, those that value life, liberty and (most) tradition, want and appreciate an ordered society, and understand that laws to maintain order are a series of trade-offs. Dem-marxists promise a zero-gravity life of no consequences and are so far gone, they cannot even recognize their own destruction. They're craven, lusting destruction for everything around them. They only see rum-running.

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This is dead on. I get the never-trump pundits- but far more time should be spent on the republican uniparty schmucks, e.g McConnell, Tillis, Romney, etc. These cockroaches need to be shamed out of the party.

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Great piece! And even more spot on today. Expose and marginalize them all! 👍👍

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These elitists hated Donald Trump because he was not one of them. He was at heart, "working class," if you can use that term in this country. To say that you support Trump in an academic setting will cost you the respect of your colleagues. It's purely a class thing. Trump taught us that we have a class system, that it is rigid, impermeable, and that that the class of elites not only does not like us, but actively wants to harm us. I don't know where this is going for our country, but I would say, no place good. But, as Ms. Robinson points out, at least those elites who purported to be Republican have been exposed, and many of their careers have been ruined.

Now, if we could only do the same for the Democrats.

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As usual I enjoyed this article because you have a way of defining all of these inveterates. My favorites to loathe include: Kristol, Jennifer Rubin and Max Boot.

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Bill Kristol is in a worse category than most of these names, and I say this as someone who to my shame followed his counsel in voting (sure, with lots of confliction) for McMullin in Utah in 2016, i.e., for the slim-but-not-impossible hopes of tossing the election to the House. I knew McMullin wasn't a serious originalist, but some kind of trimmer, and I knew that some of the most serious originalists I knew were saying "you gotta vote Trump." They were right, I was wrong.

But back to BK: shortly after Trump's election, BK began saying things as wild as that he preferred the Deep State over the Trump admin, and what will be forever unforgivable in a political sense, he tweeted or posted 3-4 plausibly-ironic but overall-cryptic calls for the military to begin planning to take action against Trump, in case he tried to overturn the Constitution. Very irresponsible and yes, potentially dangerous things, for an influential conservative thought-leader (his position at the time) to be saying. Those tweets, coming precisely at the moments when the possible receptivity in the officer ranks to their message was highest--and if I recall correctly, we also saw a statement like this coming from him in the evil summer of '20--disqualify him from having serious say in politics ever again.

As does the accusation of racism thrown at Tucker.

Now I admit that as a scholar of Tocqueville, the American Political Tradition, and of various corner topics of Strauss-influenced interest, that BK made some real contributions. Maybe the best essay in one of the best essay-collections on Tocqueville (ed. Ken Masugi) was by BK--and that's just one example among quite a few others I could cite.

His turning and meltdown thus remains shocking, strange, and I do not think the (intellectually suspect and just all-too-convenient) "neo-cons = forever wars" line clung to by so many Trumpists these days comes close to explaining it. Nothing in the core neo-con persuasion, nor even its most dogmatic lines on foreign policy, required BK's sharp descent. It was one so wild that the "Deep State had something on him" explanation remains the most plausible one.

And on that note about the stark weirdness of it all, with dark suggestions of moral ruin at its heart, I will add that Anton and others like him need to get right on the Vax-Harm front pronto, and demand the discussion of that issue, even from Trump. That is their duty. BK's turn ought to haunt them, and make them more worried than they appear to be about what it does to the soul and to the judgment to be in bed, if "only" on ONE topic, with the present-day Suppressors.

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