Matthew Johnson: As a straight, white (gentile), cisgender male whose group has never been the target of such a (hate) crime, I call bullshit on this bizarre attempt to undermine Sanders by stripping him of his oppressed-group identity.
Matthew Johnson: The college bribery scandal is just the latest example of what anyone who’s been paying attention should already know: the United States is not a meritocracy.
Matthew Johnson: I don’t see the utility in waiting if there is no guarantee the public will ever see Mueller’s findings—thus averting further outrage that could force the hand of Senate Republicans.
Matthew Johnson: A Trumpian “wall” already exists: the (abstract) wall that blocks many Americans from seeing migrants from Central America and Mexico as people just like them.
Matt Johnson: Speaking for myself — and I consider myself pro-feminist — I would not be interested in going to a workshop where the central goal was to modify my behavior for the sake of women’s empowerment.
Matthew Johnson: Sprucing up our departed politicians, disgraced or otherwise, seems to be a nod to our most respected civil discourse values, but it’s not a favor to the truth and the whitewashing only makes it more likely to happen again.