Tag Archives: Hypocrisy

Cher Channels Ambrose Bierce

Cher, a pop singer who I loved for her 1990s music video featuring the animated characters Beavis and Butt-Head, has a new talent. Her April 14th statement channels the spirit of the 19th-century American writer Ambrose Bierce. His book The … Continue reading

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Beware of Double Standards

Nobody likes double standards, at least in theory. Double standards treat people differently for reasons that normally shouldn’t make a difference. For example, consider last week’s university admissions scandal. Some students got admitted on their merits. They’re angry that a … Continue reading

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