Your periodic reminder that evil is real

Your periodic reminder that evil is real

Justice Potter Stewart observed in Jacobellis v. Ohio (1964) that although hardcore pornography is difficult to define, “I know it when I see it.” The same goes for evil.

A good conscience, uncontaminated by ideology, knows what it is looking at. The torment inflicted by Hamas “activists” on October 7 – mass massacres, rapes, beheadings and burning of babies – constitutes behavior that the highest court of all non-corrupt intelligence services in the world would call evil.

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With a penchant for words, Eleon Smith began writing at an early age. As editor-in-chief of his high school newspaper, he honed his skills telling impactful stories. Smith went on to study journalism at Columbia University, where he graduated top of his class. After interning at the New York Times, Smith landed a role as a news writer. Over the past decade, he has covered major events like presidential elections and natural disasters. His ability to craft compelling narratives that capture the human experience has earned him acclaim. Though writing is his passion, Eleon also enjoys hiking, cooking and reading historical fiction in his free time. With an eye for detail and knack for storytelling, he continues making his mark at the forefront of journalism.
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