The tarts and 'tards' of Hollywood

by Ilana Mercer -- Purely from an aesthetic point of view, actress Julianne Moore has no business playing Gov. Sarah Palin, as she does in the HBO film, "Game Change." I thought more…

Trayvon's tweets and black hate crimes

by Ilana Mercer -- WARNING: This column contains crude language. "Hoodie on the Hill" blared the Drudge Report headline, as the street theatre playing out over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin more…

Putin saves us from ourselves

by Ilana Mercer -- He vetoed a draft United Nations Security Council resolution calling on President Bashar Assad to step down. Such a resolution, he argued, would serve as a ruse for more…

Onward to Iran!

by Ilana Mercer -- That acts of war and elections often coincide should come as no surprise. It's unfortunate, but electability in fin de siècle America still hinges on projecting bully power more…

Fluke's no fluke: Sisters love Uncle Sam

by Ilana Mercer -- Rush Limbaugh has pride-of-place in the annals of conservative serial stupidity. A matter concerning constitutional principles fell into his large lap. But the conservative movement's Mouth pimped those more…

Justice Ginsburg and you: 2 peas in a pod?

by Ilana Mercer -- "I would not look to the U.S. Constitution," said Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in an interview with Al-Hayat TV. "If I were drafting a constitution in more…

The Republicans' Alinskyites in Egypt

by Ilana Mercer -- The Egyptian Justice Ministry, under the authority of the military council, has detained and indicted 19 American democracy activists. To listen to the malfunctioning media stateside, however, the more…

BHO: Uncle Sam's assassin

by Ilana Mercer -- Villagers in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen already know it, although the people on the ground near American drone bases in Somalia and Ethiopia are still blissfully unaware more…