Qassam Rockets 'R' Us

by Ilana Mercer -- Paula Hancocks of CNN and her bureau beau assumed their standard position when breaking the news of Israel's raid into Gaza to retrieve a kidnapped soldier and two more…

Angelina's color-coded kids

by Ilana Mercer -- Displaying the false humility he is known for, CNN's Anderson Cooper claims he has no idea why Angelina Jolie chose to cameo on "Anderson Cooper 360?." To borrow more…

Coughing up some Coulter fur balls

by Ilana Mercer -- Coulter and communal grief Ann Coulter, I imagine, considers herself an individualist, not a collectivist. Which is why her views on grief perplex. About certain September 11 widows more…

'Brokeback Mountain' revisited

by Ilana Mercer -- At the time, I avoided "Brokeback Mountain," the film about two, bareback-riding cowboys (I discovered what that meant by reading about Andrew Sullivan's alleged, online sexual cruising). As more…

Rational profiling: Cabbies do it, too

by Ilana Mercer -- You all recall what happened to the former Education Secretary William Bennett when he ventured into the lion's den of demographics. Intending to condemn utilitarian arguments for abortion, more…

Party of traitors

by Ilana Mercer -- What is wrong with American conservatism? Hardly anything at all. From tax to immigration to judicial philosophy, conservatives are beginning to set the agenda of public debate. Whole more…

Bush answers Kennedy's calling

by Ilana Mercer -- The National Council of La Raza loved them; so did Ted Kennedy, his political clan and their megaphones in the media. This is really all you need to more…

Mackinnon the man-eater

by Ilana Mercer -- The baleful influence of feminist Catharine Mackinnon on American and Canadian jurisprudence cannot be underestimated. With relatively few obstacles from the dreaded patriarchy, Mackinnon, professor of law at more…

Exposing the Muslim lobby

by Ilana Mercer -- Paul Sperry's shoe-leather investigative journalism is showcased to its fullest in "Infiltration: How Muslim Spies and Subversives Have Penetrated Washington," in which he sets out to prove that, more…

The immigration scene

by Ilana Mercer -- The nationwide illegal-alien rallies this month have been touted by Ted Kennedy as a victory for democracy. "The country has spoken, and today the Senate listened," Kennedy crowed more…