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They went to Jared

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On February 27, 2018

Another day, another scandal that would have been considered an existential crisis for any presidential administration in the Before Time: Officials in at least four countries have privately discussed

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Source: Donald Trump. President Donald Trump said Monday that he would have charged into a Florida school during the shooting there earlier this month even if he were unarmed. “I really believe I’d run in there even if I didn’t have a weapon,” Trump told governors meeting at the White House to discuss school safety. […]
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The NYT opinion page decided that a good use of its space would be to pay David Brody to run a 900-word ad for his facially preposterous new book “The Faith of Donald Trump: A Spiritual Journey.”  Typical passage: This president’s effect on our cultural norms has been shocking. His critics would call it appalling; […]

Prisoner’s dilemma

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On February 23, 2018

Paul Manafort this morning: “Notwithstanding that Rick Gates pled today, I continue to maintain my innocence. I had hoped and expected my business colleague would have had the strength to continue t

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Guns and capitalism

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On February 22, 2018
The NRA exists to increase the profits of America’s gun makers. It does so by constantly stimulating the market for guns, which, as in the case of so many other consumer goods, is dominated by the behavior of the tiny percentage of Americans who buy an enormous percentage of the item in question. While around […]
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