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Is there a German phrase for “something that you pretty much already know but still manages to be shocking when you encounter it”? Because that’s what I experienced reading Carl Bernstein’s report on Trump’s telephone calls with foreign leaders. In hundreds of highly classified phone calls with foreign heads of state, President Donald Trump was […]
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The lesson is that there are no consequences for obstructing justice – so long as the GOP has at least 1/3 of the Senate. It gets better. Trump is nominating the current head of the SEC to replace Berman. It was unclear why Berman was leaving his position after serving more than two years. The […]
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Unlike wimpy ex-presidents like Lyndon Johnson, Donald Trump knows what to prioritize in a crisis. President Trump is once more pushing to have his border wall painted black, a design change that is projected to add at least $500 million in costs, according to government contracting estimates obtained by The Washington Post. The president’s determination to […]
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Pandemic Vlogging

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On March 12, 2020
Because why not? A few notes: The Foreign Policy article that I mention is available here. I overstate the extent that regulation in large markets leads industries to produce the same goods. You can check out the Whiskey & International Relations Theory podcast here. Also at iTunes and Spotify. Van Jackson’s Un-Diplomatic podcast is available […]
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