Andrew Sullivan

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"Let’s be frank about this and call this by its name: this is very Weimar. The center has collapsed. Armed street gangs of far right and far left are at war on the streets. The right and left tolerate their extremes because they hate each other so much."

Debating “race and IQ” is now cause for excommunication from respectable journalism, and, according to Ben Smith, indefensible. Yet here is part of an online debate between me and Ta-Nehisi Coates on the subject in 2011.

"The most powerful enabler of left extremism has been Trump himself. I beg my conservative and Republican readers to see what is in front of their nose. Vote Biden. Vote as soon as you can. And save this democracy from itself."

Both sides of the Portland protests are getting their information through purposely bottlenecked media reports, and the results are predictably distorted and dangerous. via @reason 

J.K. Rowling's latest novel isn't 'transphobic' | The Spectator

"This week, I watched videos of people literally burning Harry Potter books, like latter-day Nazis, in the cause of transgender liberation. It’s safe to say, I think, that many of these people have lost their minds — just by staying online."

"You don’t go down a rabbit-hole online; your mind increasingly *is* the rabbit hole — rewired that way by constant algorithmic practice."

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