Cut the cycle-of-violence crap

by Ilana Mercer -- A DAY IN THE LIFE. The Bennett family's day began with a prayer at "the Western Wall, the holiest site in Judaism." It ended in the murder of more…

Conservatives for abolishing the fact of evil

by Ilana Mercer -- The public personas who pass as conservatives are not system builders. We know them as conservatives not by their well thought-out, philosophically consistent thinking, but because they've staked more…

Benedict, what have you wrought?

by Ilana Mercer -- In the wake of America's week-long, Pope Francis bacchanalia, a few column titles suggest themselves: "Benedict, What Have You Wrought?" "The Global-Village Idiot." "Lady Di of The Papacy." more…

Donald vs. Fox News: A just war for liberty

by Ilana Mercer -- Bless Donald Trump. Inadvertently, by just being Donald, Mr. Trump has delivered more good news to liberty lovers. In his bid for the presidency, Mr. Trump is not more…

Trump's good for the English language

by Ilana Mercer -- WHEN IN THE U.S., SPEAK ENGLISH. Donald Trump's retort to Jeb Bush's rattling off in Spanish on the campaign trail conjures an old joke told in the Israel more…

'Gun violence'? No! Goon violence

by Ilana Mercer -- For a short while, the thing called "gun violence" was uppermost in the minds of the blabbering class. Two lovely young people, Alison Parker (news reporter) and Adam more…

Megyn, Jorge and a Reaganesque Trump

by Ilana Mercer -- Donald Trump's brusque, plainspoken manner masks a fierce intelligence that should not be underestimated. Myself, I had experienced a momentary lapse in judgment with respect to the quality more…