Gorsuch and the Washington Script

From First Thoughts

A familiar Washington script exists for Republican Supreme Court nominations. Once the president announces his choice, Democrats and advocacy groups on the left start issuing dire warnings about the threat the nominee poses to the Constitution, the law, and the American way of life. The words are always the same: The nominee is “extreme,” “outside the mainstream,” “radical,” and “far-right wing.” Continue Reading »

Crèche Clash

From Web Exclusives

The Conseil d’Etat, France’s highest administrative court, recently issued a pair of rulings on the question of crèche displays. The principles they enshrine are confusing to say the least. Continue Reading »

Why do Christians Revere Jerusalem?

From Web Exclusives

Apparently, the Times’s staff is so unfamiliar with basic Christian teachings that the Resurrection slips right by them. In this, they are not alone among our mainstream media. I once heard a BBC news announcer refer to Easter as the holiday on which Christians commemorate the death of Jesus. Continue Reading »