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Why are long-faced progressives trying to ruin the Ice Bucket Challenge?
Why are long-faced progressives trying to ruin the Ice Bucket Challenge?

No sooner, it would seem, does a silly fad materialize that combines hot-weather high jinks, people’s plangent yearning to plaster photos and videos of themselves on social media, and charitable contributions to a worthy cause -- I’m talking about the Ice Bucket Challenge -- than some long-faced progressives come along to throw cold ice onto it. Even the spectacle of progressive hate-object George W. Bush getting doused over the head by former First Lady Laura Bush among the latest in a laundry list of well-known people to undergo the ice-bucket treatment hasn’t mollified the joyless pundits resolved to leach all the pleasure out of a hot summer afternoon. Objections to...

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