Jonathan Haidt: We Are on a Path To ‘Catastrophic Failure’ of Our Democracy If We Don’t Change: Jacob Hess, Deseret News, June 5, 2022 — Few have done more to raise national awareness about the potential implications of the hyperpartisan, toxically polarized spiral we are in than Jonathan Haidt, the Thomas Cooley professor of ethical leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business.
The Boiling Over of America: Peggy Noonan, WSJ, June 9, 2022
How George Soros’ billions Are Remaking America’s Justice System: Jason Johnson and Sean Kennedy, NY Post, June 8, 2022
Why The Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid: Jonathan Haidt, The Atlantic, May 2022
Matt Walsh Stumps the Left with One Simple Question: Jack Wolfsohn, National Review, June 7, 2022
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Chesa Boudin Loses San Francisco: Daniel Henninger, WSJ, June 8, 2022 — San Francisco, the nation’s leading case study of a major city’s long transition to flowers-in-your-hair progressivism, has recalled by some 60% District Attorney Chesa Boudin, a case study in progressive theories of prosecution. Apparently it wasn’t fun while it lasted.
Ron DeSantis Is Persona Non Grata at a Holocaust Memorial: Elliot Abrams and Eric Cohen, WSJ, May 5, 2022 — A remarkable Jewish renaissance is under way in Florida. Jewish schools and synagogues are rapidly expanding. Jews from the Northeast and Midwest, as well as Latin America and Israel, are migrating to the Sunshine State in significant numbers, making the Jewish communities there lively and varied.
‘Wokeness’ is Enemy No. 1 at a Conservative Jewish Conference: Jacob Henry, JTA, June 14, 2022 — When Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke to a conference of Jewish conservatives in New York on Sunday, he leaned heavily into the themes that have put him on the short list of likely 2024 Republican presidential contenders: His targets included transgender rights, Critical Race Theory and, above all, “wokeness,” which he called “a cancer” that will ultimately destroy the U.S. if unchecked.
The Babylon Bee‘s Best Predictions: Katelynn Richardson, Washington Examiner, May 25, 2022 — The satire business is tough when you’re competing with reality. Yesterday, Babylon Bee CEO Seth Dillon tweeted a list of 70 “fulfilled prophecies,” comparing satire articles his site published to real news stories occurring on later dates.