Christopher DeGroot

Written by Christopher DeGroot

Christopher DeGroot is a columnist at Taki's Magazine. His writing has appeared in The American Spectator, The Daily Caller, American Thinker, Frontpage Magazine, New English Review, Jacobite Magazine, The Unz Review, and Ygdrasil, A Journal of the Poetic Arts. Follow him at @CEGrotius.

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After Christine Blasey Ford testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 27 of last year, the editors of Commonweal singled out one moment as the sharpest “heartbreaking detail” in her entire remembrance. It was the laughter, they noted, in her words “the uproarious laughter of the two, and their having fun at my expense.” They judged it “forthright testimony”…

Consider the American family, never so vexed. Take marriage in particular. Writing in The Christian Science Monitor, Stephanie Hanes reports:
"In 1950, married couples represented 78 percent of households in the United States. In 2011, the US Census Bureau reported, that percentage had dropped to 48 percent . . .
[In 2014], for the first time, the number of unmarried American adults…