Catherine Lhamon, assistant secretary of the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights and chief architect of the worrying expansion of Title IX-based sexual misconduct tribunals on college campuses, has been appointed to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. True story, though: Reason associate editor Robby Soave (me!) was appointed to the D.C. Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
- In his final press conference, President Obama expressed confidence that the Russian government was involved in the alleged hacking of the DNC. He also thought the perception of Democrats as "latte sipping, politically correct" hurt them in the election.
- Earlier today, Hillary Clinton blamed her loss on the hack and James Comey.
- Columbia University Professor Mark Lilla defended his thesis that liberal reliance on identity politics made them lose.
- Female Stanford University alumni push back on administration's scolding of band members for making sexually suggestive comments.
Kamala Harris Does Not Understand Why the Constitution Should Get in the Way of Her Gun Control Agenda
The presidential contender conspicuously fails to explain the legal basis for her plan to impose new restrictions by executive fiat.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
This is bending the Lanham Act until it nearly breaks
The "assault weapons" that the presidential contender wants to confiscate are not especially deadly, but the symbolism of that policy is poisonous.