The NY Times Obsesses over Trump

Hardly had the ink dried on its attempt to deceive its readers about “climate change” than the New York Times was at it again. This time, the headline (in the print edition of this morning’s paper) read, “Meeting With Top Lawmakers, Trump Repeats an Election Lie.”  The “lie,” is Trump’s claim that millions of non-citizens voting cost him the popular majority that went to Hillary Clinton. How do they know it’s a lie? Simple: “The claim, which he has made before on Twitter, has been judged untrue by numerous fact-checkers.”

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The NY Times Obsesses over Trump

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In Memoriam: Michael Novak, 1933-2017

Celebrating the memory and work of an intellectual giant.

On Friday, the scholar and author Michael Novak passed away at the age of 83. COMMENTARY had the privilege of publishing his work on a number of occasions. His insights over the decades represent a vital contribution to America’s intellectual heritage. Novak’s 1989 essay on the competing ideologies of the 20th Century represents a work of considered thought that spans the generations. We commend it to your attention:

Related to enterprise is the more general virtue of creativity. For personal economic enterprise is not socially sustainable unless would-be entrepreneurs are supported by a social intelligence covering many areas—law, banking and finance, governmental administration, the arts, journalism, education, scientific and industrial research, and even religion and philosophy.

Novak, an American Enterprise Institute scholar, is remembered by AEI President Arthur Brooks. We extend our condolences to the Novak family and mourn their, and our, great loss.

The American Enterprise Institute mourns the loss of our colleague, Michael Novak, who passed away this morning at the age of 83. Michael was an AEI scholar for three decades until his retirement in 2010, and remained a close friend of the Institute.