The TSA's Trayvon Martin revenge

by Ilana Mercer -- Had a rare video surfaced in which a black toddler was being brutalized by agents of the Transportation Security Administration, President Barack Obama would have enough solidarity, and more…

Planet Facebook owns it

by Ilana Mercer -- The more you hear from your average, financial-markets hater, the more you wish you could transport each one back to a mud hut in a far-away land, where more…

Porno mom and her freaky family

by Ilana Mercer -- "Unseemliness" is how Charles Murray might call the May 21 Time magazine cover, genuflecting to modern motherhood in America. In "Coming Apart: The State of White America, 1960-2010," more…

Happy Meal time for U.S. students

by Ilana Mercer -- Barack Obama has promised America's miseducated Millennials to keep the student-loan bubble from bursting. Campaigning in Iowa, the president vowed to keep college affordable, because, like every other more…

Planet IRS

by Ilana Mercer -- "You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave!" Those are the chorus lyrics to Hotel California," the haunting rock classic by the Eagles. more…

National Review eunuchs

by Ilana Mercer -- In an interview with Brian Sack on GBTV, columnist and author John Derbyshire inadvertently anticipated his future in commenting about the dismissal from mainstream of another iconoclast, Patrick more…

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…