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The much-ballyhooed anonymous op-ed the Times published about Trump was largely a self-regarding (and excusing) nothingburger — as Adam Sewrer wrote at the time, public relations, not resistance. According to Carlos Lozada, the book version is the same thing, padded out to interminable length in dreadful prose: However accurate and sobering such characterizations may be, […]
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Stephen Miller’s fascism

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On November 12, 2019
It’s not surprising per se, but the fact that an outright fascist might have more influence over public policy than anyone else in the Trump administration shouldn’t be normalized: In the run-up to the 2016 election, White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller promoted white nationalist literature, pushed racist immigration stories and obsessed over the […]

If He Did It

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On November 12, 2019

The latest Republican defense is that Trump can’t be impeached because there’s too much evidence that he committed an impeachable offense. I’m serious: Even more amazingly, Thornberr

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