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The enduring beauty of the deep state… Marie Yovanovitch provides the best counterpoint to Trumpism to date

I had the good fortune to be on vacation this past Friday, so I was able to watch quite a bit of Marie Yovanovitch’s courageous testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in real-time. While there’s a great deal that I could say about the shameful behavior of Republicans on the committee and the response to […]

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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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Apparently people really like it when you go on Twitter and smack down anti-Trump Republicans offering unsolicited advice to Democrats about how they need to be more moderate

Remember how, a few weeks ago, former FBI Director James Comey offered Democrats a bit of unsolicited advice in a tweet, telling us that we should eschew the “socialist left,” as “America’s great middle wants sensible, balanced, ethical leadership”? Well, this morning another high-profile former Republican, Weekly Standard founder Bill Kristol, stepped up to tell […]

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“The only way to stop a bad guy with a nerve agent is a good guy with a nerve agent.”

The only way to stop a bad guy with a nerve agent is a good guy with a nerve agent. — Alan Traxler (@traxattack) March 29, 2018 [Occasionally people get my sense of humor. I now have documentation.]

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Trump melts down on Twitter, arguing the Mueller investigation should stop because of the murders at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida

This morning, in case you missed it, our President completely melted down on Twitter, where, among other things, he suggested that, if we really wanted to strike a blow against Russia, we’d immediately drop the investigation into their 2016 election meddling. And instead of picking up my phone and calling the office of an elected […]

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