The Transom

Benjamin Domenech
Ben Domenech's daily newsletter, with items of interest from around the web.
Created 23 Sep 2021
  • First, Kill All The Consultants
    03 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    In an entirely predictable piece, some Republican consultants — along with Rep. Nancy Mace — are worried that the potential Supreme Court ruling in favor of Mississippi’s 15 week restriction and again...
  • A Major Day In Court For Pro-Lifers
    02 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    It is striking in this age to have broad agreement among two competing factions, and yet after yesterday’s Supreme Court arguments, that was the case: both pro-life and pro-abortion media members agre...
  • After This Case, Abortion Politics Will Never Be The Same
    01 Dec 2021 • 10 min read
    The Supreme Court heard arguments this morning in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case that has pro-lifers excited that they have a real chance, after decades of struggle, to overturn ...
  • John McWhorter On Woke Religion And Dirty Words
    30 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    The latest episode of my podcast features an interview with John McWhorter on two of his books, Woke Religion and Nine Nasty Words. Below is a partial lightly edited transcript of part of our hour-lon...
  • Errand Into The Wilderness
    29 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Below is my Friday monologue from Fox News Primetime. Four hundred and one years ago this month, a group of courageous Pilgrims crossed the Atlantic on a ship seasoned from years of service in the Eng...
  • A Requiem For The Dancing Grannies
    24 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Jayme Metzgar. “A friend and I were recently discussing the tension we feel between seriousness and humor, both online and in real life. Living as eternal souls in this sin-cursed world is undoubtedly...
  • Kyle Rittenhouse Was Right
    22 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Evita Duffy. “Despite his acquittal, the left continues to smear Kyle Rittenhouse as a bloodthirsty, “Call of Duty”-playing white supremacist. But if you were in the city of Kenosha, as I was, when th...
  • The Opioid Crisis Is Back With A Vengeance, And No One Has Good Answers
    19 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    I have been reading Sam Quinones’ new book, The Least Of Us, his followup to the surprising success of his prior profile of addiction in America, Dreamland. As reading goes, it’s very heavy, the stori...
  • The Steele Dossier Drove Media Coverage For Years, And Now They Want To Memory Hole It
    18 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    One of the positive developments coming out of the case in Kenosha is a bunch of people waking up to the fact that the media got the Kyle Rittenhouse story so wrong. That’s a good thing — when you can...
  • Democrats Are Starting To Worry About Joe Biden's Inflation
    17 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read
    Steven Rattner sounds the alarm bell, calls for raising taxes, interest rates: “How could an administration loaded with savvy political and economic hands have gotten this critical issue so wrong? “Th...
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