The Week In Pictures

The Week in Pictures: Confederacy of Dunces Edition

Featured image So let’s see where we are in the space of a week: the old Confederate battle flag is coming down, to be replaced, it would seem, by the gay pride rainbow flag. The “reactionary” Supreme Court lived up to its billing, by going all-in for reactionary liberalism. It’s enough to make Ignatius Reilly emigrate to Rhodesia or somewhere. Meanwhile, we’re overlooking who may be the happiest folks today—divorce lawyers. And »

The Week In Pictures: Trumped-Up Edition

Featured image Donald Trump! The Donald! Duck! Yup, Donald Duck would be a more credible candidate.  I’ve got it—the perfect ticket: Trump-Dolezal 2016! Think of it as a pigment of your imagination. Who knew that Rachel Dolezal would keep on giving so generously. I hope she gets her “reality” show, since she clearly has no grasp on reality. Seems to be a pervasive problem on the left these days. In fact, why »

The Week in Pictures: The Trans-Everything Edition

Featured image Nietzsche spoke of the “transvaluation of all values,” but hoo boy even old mad Freddie might find our current scene more than a little off the hook. But there’s some good news this week: The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled that it’s legal to be drunk on your front porch, which will come as a significant relief to Iowa ethanol producers who may someday be forced to use ethanol as »

The Week in Pictures: FIFA Red Card Edition

Featured image I’ve got it! Bruce Caitlyn Jenner should be the new head of FIFA. What was more unlikely a year ago: that Bruce Jenner would switch teams, or that the hooligans who run international soccer would be brought to justice? Now both have happened. As Churchill put it in My Early Life, “Scarcely anything material or established which I was brought up to believe was permanent and vital, has lasted. Everything »

The Week in Pictures: Liberal Crack Up Edition

Featured image In looking for a theme for the week, it is hard to escape noticing the senescence of liberalism across the board. Obama is lame even for a lame duck, with the relentless advance of ISIS making a hash of his pronouncements about how we were on the road to defeating them. Bernie Sanders is stuck in a Galbraithian time warp; surely he’ll advocate regulating advertising after we ban Ban Roll-On. »

The Week in Pictures: Tactical Setback Edition

Featured image ISIS rolls over Ramadi and Palmyra, and Obama calls it a “tactical setback.” Hillary’s missing emails are a “tactical setback.” Riots in Baltimore and Ferguson? A “tactical sectback.” If the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare subsidies next month in King v. Burwell? A “tactical setback,” I’m sure. Iran getting a nuclear weapon? Well it won’t happen on Obama’s watch, so it will be a “tactical setback” for someone else. And »

The Week in Pictures, or “This Weak, with George Stepalloverus”

Featured image So George Stepalloverus has been re-exposed as a Clinton toady (people around in the 1990s remember this). If he survives at ABC News it will confirm that the major media outlets are a small club dedicated to protecting Democrats—but we knew that, too. Meanwhile, we’re now up to more than three weeks that Madame Hillary has disdained to answer any  media questions. Another 500 days or so, and she’ll be »

The Week in Pictures: Deflations All Around Edition

Featured image New England Patriot footballs weren’t the only thing deflated this week. Liberalism in the UK deflated hard. Hillary’s presidential prospects continue to deflate. Big time Vegas boxing matches deflated hard. Home grown jihadis demonstrated their deflated intelligence by attempting to emulate the Charlie Hebdo massacre in . . . Texas. Let that sink in a moment. Do they not know about Texas in jihadi mosques? And finally:   »

The Week in Pictures: Mother’s Day Edition

Featured image Mother’s Day isn’t officially being observed until next weekend, but Mother’s Day came a week ahead of time in Baltimore, where real fathers seem to be as scarce as city fathers. Plus we got the lowest-attended major league baseball game in history. Bruce Jenner is the new honorary chair of Women’s Republican Clubs, to the supreme annoyance of the Diversity Enforcers everywhere. And Hillary has a challenger: Go Bernie! And »

The Week in Pictures: Hillarypalooza, The Sequel

Featured image Look, if the old Chevy Chase National Lampoon Vacation films can be rebooted, why can’t we continue to give the boot and reboot to Hillary, who is the gift that keeps on giving (though like the Vacation sequels, less and less satisfying every time)? Maybe her fundraising strategy should be called “Cash for Clunkers”? And finally. . . »

The Week in Pictures: Hillarypalooza Edition

Featured image Has there ever been a more bizarre and more feckless presidential campaign launch than Hillary 2016? The nation might—might—be “Ready for Hillary,” but Hillary doesn’t look ready for us. Democratic elders must be privately in a state of panic: at least when Howard Dean melted down (or Ed Muskie in 1972—recall that he had the nomination locked up too, according to all the experts), there was a bench of other »

The Week in Pictures: Ready for Hillary Edition

Featured image So Hillary’s in tomorrow, with what we are told will be a “low key” launch on “social media.”  There’s never anything “low key” about the anti-social Mrs. Bill, but I suspect this low key launch may serve her well when her campaign runs into deep trouble and she withdraws over some sudden “health issue.”  (Either that or she’ll discover she’s “dead broke” again.)  She can say she was never really »

The Week in Pictures: Deal or No Deal Edition

Featured image Listening to the Obama administration trying to spin their Iran “framework” faster than a uranium centrifuge makes me think we’d be better off with Woody Allen as secretary of state rather than John Kerry; at least when Allen tells us he’s looking for “a framework to turn a concept into an idea,” we know he’s pulling our leg.  The Obama team really seem to believe their own B.S. And finally. »

The Week in Pictures: Centrifugal Farce Edition

Featured image Hard to know just what story merits top billing this weekend: Who Lost Yemen? Saving Private Bergdahl?  Harry Reid entering the past tense?  Or the continuing embarrassment of the Obama administration’s Iran diplomacy? (And these folks thought Reagan’s dealings with Iran were naive and irresponsible. . .) The world burns and the storm continues to gather. . .  (Headline hat tip: RS.)   Yes, it’s been a long photo lineup »

The Week in Pictures: Bibi Gun Edition

Featured image On Thursday it was announced that President Obama started wearing a fancy Fitbit on his right wrist—the kind that tracks everything including your heartbeat rate, sleeping, probably blood pressure, as well as playing tunes if your smart phone is nearby.  (And if Obama does have a smart phone, it would be the only smart thing in the White House.)  I’m guessing the White House physician ordered the Fitbit as a »

The Week in Pictures: Madam Hillary Edition

Featured image Really—is there any other possible theme for this week?  Not even the disappearance and rumored death of Vladimir Putin could knock Hillary’s meltdown of the top of the news list.  I haven’t had this much fun since Monica’s blue dress.  Quick: someone fetch Doc Brown and his DeLorean: It’s back to the 1990s. But there was other news this week. . . Obama is still president. And finally. . . »

The Week in Pictures: E-Mail Edition

Featured image So, this week we figured out who will be the Democratic Party ticket in 2016: Hillary Clinton and Lois Lerner.  They’re the perfect running mates, given their email proclivities. But Hillary may be jealous of Lerner, since Lerner appears to have even better email stonewalling skills than the Clintons.  Prediction: if they ever get their hands on Hillary’s personal email server, they’ll find some old Rose Law Firm records and »