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Now this is how you interview a member of the most corrupt administration in U.S. history

Back in December of 2016, I attended a panel at the University of Michigan called Covering Trump: The Presidency and The Press in Turbulent Times. In retrospect, the conversation between the journalists on the panel that evening, who represented news entities like the Wall Street Journal, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post, was quaint. […]

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What’s all this nonsense about CrowdStrike?

A friend wrote to me yesterday and asked it I could explain what Donald Trump is trying to get at when he invokes the name CrowdStrike. What follows, slightly edited, is my response to him. I thought that I’d share it here as well, as some of you, I suspect, may find yourselves in conversations […]

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Fiona Hill warns of “politically driven falsehoods that so clearly advance Russian interests”

I’m seriously overwhelmed at the moment, and I’ve decided to take the night off and watch an episode or two of Columbo. Before I punch out for the night, though, I wanted to share the following excerpt from the opening statement read this morning by Fiona Hill, the former senior director for Russia and Europe […]

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Happy Birthday to Q

I’ve just been informed that the mass delusion known as QAnon turned two today. It was apparently on this day back in 2017 that the following was posted to 4Chan, marking the beginning of what is probably the most ridiculous chapter to date in American history. Spoiler alert… Hillary Clinton, fearful of prosecution, did not […]

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Trump asks the President of Ukraine to make nice with Russia, the country that attacked it and stole its land

I want to write about everything that’s happened today, as writing about things here helps me to process things, but, before I dive in, I wanted to share this piece of video with you. It was taken earlier today in New York City, at the United Nations building, where Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr […]

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