Byron York, Chief Political Correspondent for the Washington Examiner interviews newsmakers on the issues of the day.
From Delta, a Lesson for Woke Corporations
When the CEO of Delta Airlines took a stand against the new Georgia voting law — declaring it “unacceptable” — a chorus of Americans had the following reaction: Who asked him? Why should an airline executive get involved in electoral politics? Maybe he should concentrate on…flying? Now, Delta CEO Ed Bastian is taking it from […]
Giant Media Bias Edition!
There’s a lot to talk about — about the press. First, the White House press corps, or at least a selected group of ten reporters, delivered an embarrassing performance at President Biden’s first formal news conference. There were baffling omissions, neglected follow-ups, and at least one first-class attempt at presidential flattery. All in all, not […]
An Ugly Turn for Joe Biden and Diversity
A United States senator vowing to oppose all nominees of a particular race? Could that happen in 2021? The answer is yes. It happened this week, in fact, when Democratic Senator Tammy Duckworth declared she would not support any white nominees for any administration positions. (The only exceptions, Duckworth said, would be for white nominees […]
When Is ‘COVID Relief’ Not COVID Relief?
All Americans hope the coronavirus pandemic ends and life can return to normal. But Democrats in Congress are trying to make what they call ‘COVID relief’ permanent. Their ‘COVID relief’ is in fact a series of long-held Democratic policy goals that have nothing to do with the virus, but they want to use the pandemic […]
Keep Your Eye on the Things that Matter
Much of the daily conversation on social media is consumed by ephemera. Is political Twitter being mean to Taylor Lorenz? Does Pepe Le Pew promote rape culture? And what about Harry and Meghan? It’s all fine to think about, as long as you don’t devote too much mental bandwidth to it and don’t forget that […]
Reassessing Trump and COVID
It’s hard to exaggerate the anger, criticism, and vitriol directed toward then-President Trump last year for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. If for some reason you need a reminder, just search for “Trump” and “blood on his hands.” But now something interesting is happening. In the last few days, among some commentators following the […]