Less than six months ago I lambasted the bloodlust rhetoric of U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert. I worried that leaders like the congresswoman could be engaged in a competitive spiral to prime their base. At the time, I wrote that those leaders were “cultivating resentment, anger and hate.” I forgot to include violence. But that is […]
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Littwin: Dr. Seuss was not canceled in a box. He was not canceled with a fox.
Before we get into the question of whether anyone has “canceled” Dr. Seuss for racist imagery in some of his books — uh, he hasn’t been canceled, of course — let me first say that “wokeness” can be overzealous and that claims of racial or gender bias are not always what they seem. (See: the […]
Littwin: Day 1 of the Republican National Convention — dark and darker
For those of you who insist that in these polarized times Democrats and Republicans cannot agree on even the most basic of issues, the national conventions are here to prove you wrong. After watching the Democrats last week and the first night of the Republican National Convention on Monday, I can assure you that both […]
Democrat Jared Polis takes same stage as Donald Trump Jr. to tout bipartisanship amid shouts for “recall”
Democratic Gov. Jared Polis extended a hand to his political rivals Friday, telling a conservative political summit that “our state of Colorado is big enough for all of us to live our lives according to our values” even as his critics responded with shouts for a “recall.” His remarks at the 10th annual Western Conservative […]
Donald Trump Jr. attends Denver fundraiser, but not for Colorado candidates
Donald Trump Jr. attended a fundraiser this week in Denver — but not for any Republican candidates in the state. The president’s son came to Colorado to help launch a new nonprofit called Our Values that is committed to registering military veterans to vote. The organization is led by Mark Geist, who is better known […]