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Carole Cadwalladr on how Facebook broke democracy

Today, in front of an audience at the Time 100 Summit in New York City, Donald Trump advisor Jared Kushner downplayed Russian interference in the 2016 campaign as “a couple of Facebook ads.” The truth, of course, as we just had confirmed by the Mueller report, is that the Russian disinformation campaign was significant, aggressive […]

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Six Takeaways from the Mueller Report

I hate to start out yet another post talking about Attorney General William Barr, but, as I’m sitting here, making my way through Robert Mueller’s incredibly dense 448-page report, I find myself with renewed appreciation for just how absurd the conceit behind Barr’s 4-page summary was. The notion that anyone could adequately sum up this […]

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The Mueller report open thread

I have absolutely nothing new to say about the Mueller report, but, as I suspect many of you will be looking for a place to start trading “OH MY GOD”s for “I TOLD YOU SO”s once it’s been released, I thought that I’d start a new thread. So, here it is…. Have fun with it. […]

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With the release of the Mueller report imminent, the President’s desperate lies intensify

I have a migraine. My head hurts like hell, but, after about four hours, I can finally see again, so things seem to be trending in the right direction… At any rate, I wanted to share a few things with you before I crawl back beneath the covers. Word came out from the Department of […]

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Offering no evidence, William Barr tells Congress, “I think spying did occur” on Trump campaign by intel agencies in 2016

Attorney General William Barr, testifying before the Senate Appropriations Committee today, let it be known that, in his opinion, “spying did occur” on the Trump campaign by U.S. intelligence agencies in 2016. Barr not only offered no evidence to back up this surprising claim, but, upon further questioning, said that he would not be “putting […]

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