Kyle Smith

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How an ESPN Announcer's Career Was Destroyed by a False Accusation of Racism

In his 2000 novel, The Human Stain, Philip Roth created the besieged professor Coleman Silk, who was the object of calumny and hysteria after he called roll in class and, noticing that two students had never appeared in five weeks, asked the...

Historical Correctness is Worse Than Political Correctness

If you think political correctness is disturbing, you probably aren’t fully aware of how deeply entrenched it is in American culture. But it is such an immutable characteristic of the Left that it can never be satisfied, and must always push on to...

The Great Celebrity Freak-Out Over Donald Trump

Take a deep breath, celebrities. When oxygen returns to your brains, you’ll realize a few things. You want to sell tickets to the 52 percent of Americans who didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton. You want your shows to be watched by people who live...

Hey You Guys – You Can’t Say 'You Guys' Anymore

On campus, political correctness has become the Santa Claus who offers no presents. It sees you when you’re sleeping. It knows when you’re awake. It’s definitely making lists and checking them twice, and you’d better be correct for correctness’ sake...

Why the Hell Do People Read Celebrity Self-Help Books?

Recently, media outlets announced that Lindsay Lohan is writing a book about how to overcome obstacles. The impulse for the book seems to confuse cause and effect; it’s as if Hillary Clinton wrote a book on how to handle classified information...