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Trump Was Right to Strike Syria

Trump Was Right to Strike Syria

President Trump’s air strikes against Syria were of dubious legality. They were hypocritical. They may have had political motivations. But most of all, they were right. I’m deeply suspicious of Trump’s policies and competence, but this is a case where he is right and...
The Future of the Human Race

The Future of the Human Race

Scientists say, an increasing proportion of sperm — now about 90 percent in a typical young man — are misshapen, sometimes with two heads or two tails. Even when properly shaped, today’s sperm are often pathetic swimmers, veering like drunks or paddling crazily in...
Clinton’s Fibs vs. Trump’s Huge Lies

Clinton’s Fibs vs. Trump’s Huge Lies

One persistent narrative in American politics is that Hillary Clinton is a slippery, compulsive liar while Donald Trump is a gutsy truth-teller. Over all, the latest CBS News poll finds the public similarly repulsed by each candidate: 34 percent of registered voters...