Stanley B. Greenberg, pollster and political consultant to both Bill and Hillary Clinton, says demographic forces will kill the Republican Party in the 2020 election. His new book — R.I.P. G.O.P. — declares the party D.O.A., as the Democratic Party brings a message of hope for the “New America.” Does President Trump dismiss Greenberg’s claims only at his own peril?
An all-powerful female character, Captain Marvel, actually disempowers women when the writers were hoping to strike a blow for feminism. Bill Whittle, Scott Ott and Stephen Green, explore the importance of weakness and struggle in the hero’s journey. Having a “Mary Sue” character — like Capt. Marvel or Rey in Star Wars — provides precisely the wrong inspiration for young women.