Ilana Mercer: Mateen was loud & proud about his orientation as aspiring Muslim terrorist

Democrats are frenetically trying to pass legislation that’ll make it impossible for anyone on the government’s terrorist list to legally purchase a firearm. Their renewed Brownian motion is due to the massacre, last Sunday, of 49 gay club-goers in Orlando, … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: On Trump tribalism and Clinton’s Sinophobia

Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party’s presumptive presidential nominee for 2016, has something in common with Donald Trump: Sinophobia.

During a 2011 visit to Zambia, she warned about “a new colonialism in Africa.” This time, the Chinese were to blame. As … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Someone should tell Bill Kristol dwarf tossing is cruel

Prominent neoconservative Bill Kristol shared his election-year hallucinations with the nation. From the ashes of the Republican primaries would rise a man to stand for president against victor Donald J. Trump, a Sisyphean task that has been attempted and failed … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: How the cult of the kid is making America not great

There were likely no kids on board EgyptAir Flight 804 that crashed into the Mediterranean Sea, on May 19. Had there been kids on board, we’d be hearing about it a LOT.

Of the 224 people on board the Russian … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Left-liberalism’s homo-eroticism

A Norwegian male was raped by a Somali asylum seeker. The last term—Somali asylum seeker—is something of a contradiction like the first (Norwegian man). The asylum-seeker honorific is given to practically anyone from the Dark Continent or the Middle-East who … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Paul Ryan, another guy who never built a thing

As of May 7, the outgoing neoconservative priestly cast had raised its game. Since Donald Trump has effectively clinched the Republican Party’s nomination, based on his America First platform, they had an ultimatum for him: Stop your nonsense and … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Trump’s America First Policy: Remarkably Sophisticated

Unsophisticated rambling,” “simplistic,” “reckless.”

The verdict about Donald J. Trump’s foreign policy, unveiled after his five-for-five victory in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Rhode Island and Connecticut, was handed down by vested interests: members of the military-media-think tank complex.

People like Former … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Testosterone, going, going, almost gone…

There are only two men in the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Like or dislike her, there’s no questioning Hillary’s manly bona fides. Mrs. Clinton is as tough as she’s philosophically misguided.

At the first Democratic … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: The curious case of WND’s vanishing, veteran paleolibertarian

The reader should know that I cringe as I write this first-person account.

Why the disclaimer?

Opinion differs about how often to use the first person pronoun in various genres of writing. Certainly its overuse in opinion writing is a … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Trump vs. the Banana Republicans

There’s a difference between (small r) republican principles and the Republican Party’s rules of procedure. But National Review neoconservative Jonah Goldberg doesn’t see it.

Or, maybe Goldberg is using America’s founding, governing principles to piggyback the Republican Party’s oft revised … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: April Fields’ Day: Michelle Fool & Journalism’s feminization

In the 1990s, broadcaster Charles Sykes wrote an important book called A Nation Of Victims: The Decay of the American Character.

Fast forward to 2016, and Mr. Sykes is defending a character on grounds he once rejected in his trailblazing … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Wrong, Donald Trump, Islam loves us … to bits

“I think Islam hates us,” said Donald J. Trump days before the last, March 10 debate in Coral Gables, Miami.

To mainstream media, this was a body blow as big as the blasts at the Brussels airport and metro station, … Read the rest

Ilana Mercer: Trump doesn’t need to talk like a conservative

With his decisive victory on Super Tuesday II (March 15), Trump is already winning for America.

We’ve won a reprieve. There will be no 13th Republican debate. It was cancelled by the candidate. Megyn Kelly can save her new outfit … Read the rest