Art’s iconic ‘Blue Boy’ gets major 250th birthday makeover

In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, photo The Huntington’s senior paintings conservator, Christina O’Connell, examines “The Blue Boy” painting, made around 1770 by the English painter Thomas Gainsborough (1727-1788), through a Haag-Streit surgical microscope at “Project Blue Boy” exhibit in the Thornton Portrait Gallery at The Huntington in San Marino, …

Trump’s Final Days – POLITICO Magazine

One day, whether next year, or in 2021, or in 2025, he’ll be asked to leave the White House. What if he won’t go? What if, after having moved into the White House and gotten comfortable, Donald Trump refuses to check out when his term ends? Preposterous, you say. No …

Rod Rosenstein Must Recuse After Trump 25th Amendment Revelation – Bloomberg

It’s a gamble, but it’s the least-bad option for continuing the Trump investigation. The revelation on Friday that the deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, considered wearing a wire to record President Donald Trump and discussed trying to get the cabinet to invoke the 25th Amendment to remove him is more than merely astonishing. …