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By Brad Wilmouth | June 14, 2015 | 7:43 PM EDT

On Friday's Anderson Cooper 360, during a discussion of revelations that Spokane NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal is a white woman who has spent years pretending to be black, liberal CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill oddly asserted that her actions constitute "the ultimate exercise in white privilege."

Ironically, after enumerating several reasons why blacks may want to pretend to be white for gain instead of the reverse, Hill ended up fretting that Dolzal may have deprived the university that hired her of being able to discriminate against her for being white if they wanted to hire an actual African-American to teach African-American studies.

By Tim Graham | June 14, 2015 | 5:30 PM EDT

Actress Susan Sarandon has long lurched to the radical left, so maybe it’s not surprising that she would express excitement at the Trans-sexual revolution under way. She told Oprah Winfrey that she’s all for this “gender fluidity” trend in identity politics.

"I'm so excited these days by the fluidity of gender that's happening," she said on the show Oprah’s Master Class. "I think once all those 'boxes' are gone, it's going to be so much more interesting and so much less energy spent on those 'boxes.' We can get down to the nitty-gritty of, really, what a person is."

By Jeffrey Meyer | June 14, 2015 | 2:56 PM EDT

On Sunday, CNN’s Fredericka Whitfield claimed that she merely “misspoke” when she called the gunman in the Dallas Police Department attack “very courageous and brave,” but fell short of actually apologizing for her comments. 

By Jeffrey Meyer | June 14, 2015 | 1:48 PM EDT

On Sunday’s Meet the Press, conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt provided some much needed balance to the show’s political panel when he pressed Bill Daley, President Obama’s former Chief of Staff, over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private e-mail server.

By Tom Johnson | June 14, 2015 | 12:33 PM EDT

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin legislature may soon weaken protections for tenured professors in the state’s university system. Talking Points Memo editor and publisher Marshall believes that Gov. Scott Walker’s enthusiastic support for tenure reform is “driven in part by right-wing ideology and in part by the palpable animus Walker himself holds to people who managed to get an education.”

Marshall asserted that Walker sees tenure reform as an attack on the philosophical strain of liberalism that undergirds “empirical thinking and new ideas,” especially in the scientific realm, and opined that as regards the system’s flagship university in Madison, the effect of the reforms would be “pretty much like just lighting [the campus] on fire.”

By Jeffrey Meyer | June 14, 2015 | 11:41 AM EDT

On Sunday’s Face the Nation, Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, hilariously told CBS’s John Dickerson “no poll shows that voters don’t trust Hillary” despite numerous recent polls that show just the opposite. 

By Jeffrey Meyer | June 14, 2015 | 10:54 AM EDT

On Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace pressed Karen Finney, senior spokesperson for Hillary Clinton’s campaign, over her refusal to hold press events since she launched her candidacy two months ago. 

By Tim Graham | June 14, 2015 | 9:17 AM EDT

Because the Sunday Washington Post especially loves tweaking the God-fearing Americans on the Lord’s Day, not only does the Post magazine carry an atheist mom’s car talk with a nine-year old, but they picked Sunday to promote Kathy Griffin’s upcoming Kennedy Center show.

“The Kennedy Center audience is notoriously smart and open-minded and diverse,” Griffin oozed. “I’m going to have my vets there, and I’m going to have my soccer moms, and I’m going to have my LGBTQIA2s — I keep up with all the letters and numbers.” And as expected, she ripped into the Duggars:

By Bryan Ballas | June 14, 2015 | 8:55 AM EDT

Though they pride themselves on embracing new ideas and leading the nation to new progressive heights, the cultural left’s arguments have been reduced to tired old memes. Case in point is the Daily Beast’s commentary on North Carolina’s new religious freedom law, which allows government officials to opt out of performing weddings if it goes against their religious beliefs.

By allowing magistrates to recuse themselves from weddings that violate their religious beliefs, says Michael Tomasky, North Carolina’s legislature and “extremist governor” have engaged in legal discrimination at “the level of George Wallace defying integration, albeit without the pulse-quickening, schoolhouse-door histrionics.”

By Clay Waters | June 14, 2015 | 7:33 AM EDT

The New York Times magazine launched another emotional attack on Wisconsin's Republican (and presidential hopeful) Gov. Scott Walker, whom the paper cannot forgive for successfully taming his state's public unions and then surviving an expensive, union-funded recall election. Contributor Dan Kaufman's romanticized, pro-union 5,700-word cover story was advertised as "Labor's Last Stand -- Scott Walker and the dismantling of American unions." A pull quote from a union official captures the tone: "Wisconsin has become a kind of laboratory for oligarchs to implement their political and economic agenda."

By Brent Baker | June 14, 2015 | 12:09 AM EDT

Jimmy Kimmel plugged it as “what is maybe the best bucket list item to have ever been crossed off a bucket list.” From the Wednesday night Jimmy Kimmel Live, video of the 91-year-old Walter “Wally” Thomas, of Woodstock, Illinois, fulfilling the “first and last” item on his bucket list.

By Tom Blumer | June 14, 2015 | 12:00 AM EDT

The results of a search on the name of former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick at the Associated Press's main national site are revealing — both for what is there and what isn't. It's an understatment to say that the wire service's priorities are warped.

What isn't there is any news about the results of a Boston Herald investigation which found that "Patrick’s administration secretly diverted nearly $27 million in public money to off-budget accounts that paid for a $1.35 million trade junket tab, bloated advertising contracts, and a deal with a federally subsidized tourism venture backed by U.S. Sen. Harry Reid." The AP determined that this news only deserved a brief and woefully inadequate local story.

By Brent Baker | June 13, 2015 | 8:15 PM EDT

Picking up on comedian Jerry Seinfeld’s concern “there’s a creepy PC thing out there” on college campuses in which comedians are condemned for jokes which convey stereotypes, Bernard Goldberg called out Seinfeld for failing to recognize liberals are behind the “authoritarian” speech code.

By Melissa Mullins | June 13, 2015 | 6:57 PM EDT

I am almost certain there are people in this country who want to ensure an entitlement generation.  I find Lee Siegel to be one of these people.

Last weekend, Siegel wrote an op-ed in the New York Times titled “Why I Defaulted on My Student Loans.” In the piece, he whined about the debt he owed and made excuses for why he couldn’t or WOULDN’T pay off his student loan.

By Tim Graham | June 13, 2015 | 6:21 PM EDT

On Friday, The Washington Post sympathetically rolled out a front-page story focusing on Hillary’s childhood and her late mother Dorothy Rodham, including the very old and repeated story of how Mom told four-year-old Hillary to go punch another girl in the neighborhood if she was bullied.    

Politico’s Hillary-beat reporter Annie Garni tweeted that a 2007 Washington Post story on "Clinton reintroing herself through mom and Midwest roots does read like it cld be written today". She linked on Twitter to a June 3, 2007 Post story that also loaded up the Mom-and-Hillary anecdotes, making clear that it might be a way of persuading impressionable voters that Hillary wasn’t an ambitious careerist plagued by scandals (as if that were untrue):