The Misguided Race To Condemn Jason Bateman

  • Ben Hayward
  • May 25, 2018 2:47PM

Many of the publications that were so quick to criticize Bateman lauded Arrested Development’s decision to keep Jeffrey Tambor onboard.

Why Trump Is Right About Media Bias, But Wrong About 'Fake News'

  • Ben Hayward
  • May 14, 2018 2:45PM

The president routinely conflates negative news and fake news. Trump is right that the media has a bias but wrong about how that bias affects the accuracy of their reporting. 

Hypocrisy: Hollywood Elitists Should Shut Up, But Kanye Is A Free Thinker

  • Ben Hayward
  • May 1, 2018 10:19AM

It’s the moralizing, the high, high horse that conservatives trot out against the supposed elite that really gets my goat. If Mark Ruffalo has to shut up, then so does Kanye.

Why Patrick Brown Shouldn't Be Suing CTV

  • Ben Hayward
  • Apr 27, 2018 11:09AM

Patrick Brown’s suit is the kind of cry-baby entitlement endemic to the outgoing generation of men in politics. If he wasn’t up for the scrutiny, he should have stayed in the private sector.

Left-Wing Christmas: Alex Jones And Sean Hannity Called Out In The Same Week

  • Ben Hayward
  • Apr 18, 2018 2:46PM

Both the Alex Jones lawsuit and Sean Hannity's recent scandal involving Michael Cohen are a victory for responsible journalism. 

Irony: Comey's 'A Higher Loyalty' Feels Like Just Another Tell-All For Profit

  • Ben Hayward
  • Apr 17, 2018 4:23PM

If Comey wanted to play white knight he could have been political; he could have launched initiatives and been vocal from the start; he could have given that interview and not sold books right after.

Trump Isn't Wrong About China And Trade, But His Methods Won't Work

  • Ben Hayward
  • Apr 7, 2018 11:09AM

This attempt to drive a hard bargain is ham-fisted and won't yield the change to trade with China that Trump promised his supporters. 

YouTube Shooting: State Gun Laws May Have Saved Lives

  • Ben Hayward
  • Apr 6, 2018 12:10PM

California's gun laws performed exactly as they were intended to, with the ban on high-capacity assault rifles being key to the no fatalities in the YouTube shooting.

March For Our Lives: The Gun Control Perspective

  • Ben Hayward
  • Mar 27, 2018 1:09PM

I contend that reasonable people can agree that gun violence is a problem, that mass shootings are the most difficult aspect of that problem to justify, and that common-sense solutions are within reach. 

Quebec's High-Sugar Alcohol Crackdown Feels Good, But Does Little

  • Ben Hayward
  • Mar 23, 2018 11:36AM

The death of Quebec teen Athena Gervais is certainly a tragedy, but empty legislation on high-sugar alcoholic beverages won't do anything. 

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