It's a perfect metaphor for modern times: a miracle of the most advanced technology celebrated with a presentation of the most primitive morality. Welcome to the post-Christian, neo-pagan West.
Muhammad Ali was a master of self-promotion and ring craft, but his actions outside the ring left much to be desired.
A Louisiana proposal to teach schoolchildren a passage from the Declaration of Independence was shelved after a Democrat legislator implied the document was "racist" and called some of its words a "lie."
It’s as if we live in The Planet of the Apes, with the overwrought reaction to the recent killing of Harambe the gorilla. The only thing missing is Dr. Zaius complaining about how man is a “warlike creature who gives battle to everything around him.”
“You can’t legislate morality!” is a common battle cry today. It’s thought to be a quintessentially American idea, even though the Founding Fathers never expressed such a sentiment.
How would you react if a fairly muscular, athletic young man said he identified as a woman and asked you to sign a petition supporting his effort to play on a women’s sports team?
After Glenn Beck met with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, he was “convinced that Facebook is behaving appropriately and trying to do the right thing.” Unfortunately, this is nonsense.
Based on what critics have called “one of the biggest con jobs in U.S. literary history," the miniseries Roots has been remade for a new generation. Never let a good lie go to waste?
It’s enough to make a greenie spontaneously combust: A new study has shown that electric cars, much touted as environment-friendly, actually emit more harmful pollutants than internal-combustion vehicles do.
In Hillary Clinton’s presidential run, husband Bill was once thought to be her ace in the hole. Now he’s starting to seem more like a shovel used to dig her into a deeper hole. And this reality was on stark display when Donald Trump raised the matter of the rape accusations that have long dogged Bill Clinton — and that have been used to paint Hillary as a sexual predator’s enabler.