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There Is Nothing Strategic About Trump’s Racism | The New Yorker

White House reporters have been looking into the circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s hateful tweetstorm from last weekend, which targeted four Democratic congresswomen, and their findings are clear: “This wasn’t a planned strike, according to one person familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal’s Michael C. Bender reported. “The President posted his message a few …

Nihilist in Chief | The New Republic

In the midst of this January’s historic, senselessly protracted government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided it was time to put forward his vision of how government should properly function. So he took to the Washington Post op-ed section to deride a modest set of Democratic proposals to institute election and voting rights …

McConnell: GOP Court Stacking Will Outlast Kavanaugh Outrage

The Senate Majority leader has been enjoying his Kavanaugh confirmation victory lap, and says more conservative court stacking is on the way. Having successfully enabled the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell didn’t publicly beat his chest, do a #BeersForBrett keg stand, or admit to cynically rigging …

What Happened to Lindsey Graham?

Once defined by his loathing for Trump, Lindsey Graham is now all-in for the president. Why? Has a politician ever debased himself more in public than when Lindsey Graham eulogized his friend John McCain? Bleary-eyed from grief, the senior senator from South Carolina took his place at the lectern on the Senate …