Bernard Harcourt, New York TimesThere’s been a cover-up in Chicago. The city’s leaders have now brought charges against a police officer, Jason Van Dyke, for the first-degree murder of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. But for more than a year, Chicago officials delayed the criminal process, and might well have postponed prosecution indefinitely, had it not been…

Bret Stephens, Wall Street JournalLittle children have imaginary friends. Modern liberalism has imaginary enemies.Hunger in America is an imaginary enemy. Liberal advocacy groups routinely claim that one in seven Americans is hungry—in a country where the poorest counties have thehighest rates of obesity. The statistic is a preposterous extrapolation from a dubious Agriculture Department measure…

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