The Soft Racism Of Celebrating Black Turnout

op-ed | David Benkof
NAACP vote drive Getty Images/Mario Tama

Nobody deserves a medal for doing what citizens do

Governor, Promise Republicans The Franken Seat If Moore Loses

op-ed | David Benkof
Al Franken Getty Images/Cory Ryan

Democrats claim to favor principle over politics. They need to show it

After They Nail The Christian Bakers, They're Coming After YOU

Opinion | David Benkof
Shutterstock/Nuria Santos, Shutterstock/Nancy Beijersbergen, Shutterstock/Nancy Beijersbergen

Can you force a Christian band to perform at a gay wedding?

Gotcha! Judge Moore, Is Premarital Sex Wrong?

Opinion | David Benkof
Gotcha Shutterstock/Arisa_J

The ultimate no-win question could demolish the candidate’s piety, if not his candidacy

Moore Molestation Scandal Can’t Be Fake News – Or We’d Know

op-ed | David Benkof
MONTGOMERY, AL - SEPTEMBER 26: Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, Roy Moore speaks to reporters at an election-night rally after declaring victory on September 26, 2017 in Montgomery, Alabama. Moore, former chief justice of the Alabama supreme court, defeated incumbent Sen. Luther Strange (R-AL) in a primary runoff election for the seat vacated when Jeff Sessions was appointed U.S. Attorney General by President Donald Trump. Moore will now face Democratic candidate Doug Jones in the general election in December. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Only an unprecedented conspiracy could fake the Washington Post story

Red, White, And Boo-Hoo: America’s Anthem Isn’t Racist

Opinion | David Benkof

Fighting fake racism means we can’t fight real racism

Give Grandpa A Break For Whistling At Pretty Girls

op-ed | David Benkof
FILE PHOTO: Actor Dustin Hoffman arrives for the UK premiere of "The Meyerowitz Stories" during the British Film Festival in London, Britain October 6, 2017. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor

Sexual harassment is socially constructed

Doctor Compares Elie Wiesel's Tush Squeeze To Auschwitz

op-ed | David Benkof

She boasts of “robbing the world of a symbol.”

If You Have To Google It, It’s Not A Racial Slur

op-ed | David Benkof
sun sentinel screenshot/frederica wilson fbi miami field office dedication speech

The culture of offense has gone way too far.

Trump Comment To Soldier’s Widow Was Perfectly Respectful

Opinion | David Benkof

‘He knew what he signed up for’ is a compliment.

Don't Get Swept Away By #MeToo

Opinion | David Benkof

“Sexual harassment” is not a form of sexual assault.

No, Lesbian Parents Are Not The ‘Ideal’

Opinion | David Benkof
Gay Pride Rally

Studies with only one possible result are worthless.

Give Devout Bakers 'Conscientious Objector' Status

Opinion | David Benkof
A wedding cake with statuettes of two men is seen during the demonstration in West Hollywood, California, May 15, 2008, after the decision by the California Supreme Court to effectively greenlight same-sex marriage. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Don’t draft reluctant Christians to “bake for their country.”

No, The Flag Is Not About 'Ideals'

| David Benkof
American flag display (Shutterstock/B Brown)

Our flag and our national anthem represent today’s noble nation, not a fantasy future America.

Will Democrats Fall For The 'New Trump'?

Opinion | David Benkof

Trump is not a Republican phenomenon; he’s an American phenomenon.

Trump Has Rolled Gay Rights All The Way Back… To 2016

Opinion | David Benkof
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds up a rainbow flag with "LGBTs for TRUMP" written on it at a campaign rally in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. October 30, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

With this administration, to find homophobia you have to invent it.

In Defense Of Price Gouging

Opinion | David Benkof

The real villain is artificially low prices.

Fire Doctors Who Call Trump Crazy

Opinion | David Benkof

Reckless long-distance diagnoses means people are going to die.

How Black Lives Matter Fostered The White Identity Movement

Opinion | David Benkof
Black Lives Matter Getty Images/DANIEL LEAL-OLIVA

‘White privilege’ is a demand to see your whiteness as your core

5 Reasons 2018 Will Be A Bloodbath For Democrats

Opinion | David Benkof
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks after Senate Republicans unveiled their version of legislation that would replace Obamacare in Washington

The GOP should be looking forward to 2018 elections.