Right Turn: Culture


Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Time to reconsider sports

Athletic events no longer promote our values.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 06/27/2012

Nora Ephron and me

How she got her way.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 06/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012

The public mulls over social change

Contradiction or complexity?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, law, Conservative movement

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 05/21/2012

The paternalistic party

A popular media figure blows the whistle on Obama

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Media

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Romney won’t play ball in the culture wars

His moderation confounds the Obama team.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:15 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 05/10/2012

Obama: What follows from his gay-marriage stand?

What changes?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 05/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 03:35 PM ET, 05/09/2012

Obama takes the plunge on gay marriage

He says he ‘personally’ favors gay marriage.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:35 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 05/09/2012

It should be called ‘Life of a dependent liberal’

The Julia challenge.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:59 PM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 05/07/2012

Are gay-marriage advocates being taken as fools?

How gullible are they?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 05/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 04/27/2012

Americans reaffirm their passion for freedom

Americans are at heart individualists

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:43 PM ET, 04/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2012

The left’s lingusitic rules

The left has its own definitions.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Culture

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 04/11/2012

Glass half-full or half-empty for social conservatives?

What does Santorum’s run tell them?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Culture

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 03/14/2012

Breaking up with Goldman Sachs

A whiny guy dumps Goldman Sachs via the New York Times.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:18 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Women have Santorum pegged

There is a pundit gender gap.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:34 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Media

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Santorum, Romney and religious judgments

The candidates’ revealing moments

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s not conservative, It’s reactionary

Why his theology has no place in presidential politics

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012

Santorum adds fuel to the culture wars

He will offend large chunks of the electorate

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Santorum: Birth control ‘harmful to women’

The gender gap is sure to grow

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012

Women in combat: What is the problem?

Is there a problem?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  03:57 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Conservative movement

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012

Sometimes, it takes a book to trip up a candidate

He gets cross-examined on his controversial book.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Santorum vs. Romney on contraception: Round 2

Well, maybe Romney didn’t do exactly what Obama did on contraception

By Jennifer Rubin  |  06:06 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Time to stand up and defend faith

Objecting to Obama’s attack on the Catholic Church.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:30 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Culture, law

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012

Friday question answered

Did Obama blow it when he took on the Catholic Church?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Friday question, President Obama

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Will anti-gay-marriage advocates take it on the chin in New Jersey?

The beginning of the end for gay-marriage bans?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, law, Governors

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 01/22/2012

An American life

David Max Rubin (1919-2012), RIP

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:10 PM ET, 01/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  American Jews, Culture

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 12/26/2011

My favorite reads of the past year

Great reads of 2011

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/09/2011

The character primary (Part 2)

‘Cheap grace’ or real repentance?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Conservative movement, Culture

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 12/02/2011

A character study

What do we need to know?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:27 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, 2012 campaign

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Democrats may be sorry they got into bed with OWS

OWS becomes baggage for the left

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:40 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Conservative movement

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011

Occupy movement deteriorates

The left ignores the true nature of OWS.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:00 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 11:25 PM ET, 11/09/2011

Joe Paterno doesn’t get it, is fired

Why a big gesture was needed

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:25 PM ET, 11/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, law

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Penn State football should be retired, permanently

How else to excise the evil?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  law, Culture

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011

Forbes’s most insulated and clueless list

Elites think only each other matter

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/27/2011

San Francisco’s OWS

Can we stop pretending this is a legitimate political movement?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Economy, Media

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Americans blame government more than Wall Street

Leftist elite will be bummed.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Economy, Culture

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters?

They aren’t average Americans.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Economy

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2011

Response to evil

9-11 tested our humanity and our courage

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:30 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, National Security

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Pro-life and pro-gay rights

The GOP’s social agenda is shifting

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Conservative movement, Culture

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 08/10/2011

With Bachmann, Newsweek’s bias uncovered

The cover reveals more about Newsweek than about Michele Bachmann.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  02:43 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Dog days of summer

If you want a friend, buy a dog.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Media, Culture

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Rick Perry, faith and the public square

Did he cross the line?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:15 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, 2012 campaign

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011

New York Times columnist accuses Tea Party of ‘waging jihad’

The double standard for civility

By Jennifer Rubin  |  08:30 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Rick Perry: A breakthrough on gay marriage?

The Teas governor applies his views on federalism.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:30 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, law

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Citizen of the world or U.S. senator?

The mentality of the left is revealed

By Jennifer Rubin  |  05:30 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  foreign policy, Culture

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 07/18/2011

Does Bachmann’s gender matter?

A credible female presidential candidate is no big deal?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:35 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2012 campaign, Culture, Media

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/17/2011

David Brooks: The scary and sloppy case for rationing

Is he channeling the Obama administration’s thinking?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 06/17/2011

Should a Fannie Mae exec get a top State Department job?

Wendy Sherman and the path to the State Department

By Jennifer Rubin  |  12:45 PM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Economy, foreign policy

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Taking stock after Weiner leaves

Who else behaved badly?

By Jennifer Rubin  |  11:07 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media, House Democrats

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/08/2011

The saddest part of the Weiner scandal

It’s the young folks who aren’t appalled at his behavior.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 06/07/2011

Anthony Weiner, wronged man? Not quite.

The bizarre victimization views of some on the left.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  04:17 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture, Media

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 05/30/2011

‘For my family’ is no excuse to avoid serving your country

Look at the example of military families.

By Jennifer Rubin  |  01:33 PM ET, 05/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 03/06/2011

Q and A with Andy Ferguson about his bestseller Crazy U

Andy Ferguson of the Weekly Standard has written a whimsical and fascinating book, Crazy U: One Dad's Crash Course in Getting His Kid into College. It has received superlative reviews including one from The Post. I confess my bias since...

By Jennifer Rubin  |  09:15 AM ET, 03/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Culture