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A few short hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson suggests that Russia was likely to blame for the U.K. chemical attack, Donald Trump abruptly fires him

When I heard this morning that Trump had fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson by tweet, I assumed it was a preemptive measure, hoping to distract attention away from the neck and neck Congressional special election race in Pennsylvania’s 18th district, which, historically speaking, should have been an easy win for the GOP, even before […]

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Because you asked for it, here’s my ill-informed, not-terribly-thoughtful, completely unsatisfying post on Syria

I have absolutely nothing of value to add to the debate on whether or not we get involved in the Syrian civil war. I know that. And I’m inclined to just keep my mouth shut. But, as people keep writing to me, demanding that I take a stand, as though what’s said on a tiny […]

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