Trump destroyed whatever was left of that dream, and so it's sadly appropriate that his victory also destroyed the credibility of many data-driven journalists who rose to prominence during the Obama years. After 2016, the book became, in part, about a moment when a particular dream of a rationally ordered society seemed within reach and about why that moment was bound to disappoint. I'm not sure what any of this has to tell us about 2020, except that even if Trump loses it won't do away with the psychological undercurrents -- particularly, our strange desire for chaos and disorder -- that helped make Trump possible. … [Read more...] about Did Donald Trump destroy political prognostication forever?
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When football player Colin Kaepernick took a knee to shine a spotlight on the injustices being perpetrated against African Americans, conservatives called him “ungrateful” and leveled the type of racist tropes normalized by a bow-tied cable-news anchor who peddles in intellectual racism. Conservatives attempted to de-legitimize Barack Obama by raising questions about his religion, his intelligence, and his citizenship. Sadly, it worked. … [Read more...] about Donald Trump has done more for African Americans than we think
The former "Suits" actor did not specify whom she will support, but she publicly voiced her opposition to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTeachers union launches 0K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill FDA head pledges 'we will not cut corners' on coronavirus vaccine Let our values drive COVID-19 liability protection MORE before joining the royal family in 2016, calling him "divisive" and "misogynistic." … [Read more...] about Meghan Markle plans to vote in November election
"I don’t know if you’ve seen, the polls have been going up like a rocket ship. George Washington would have had a hard time beating me before the plague came in, before the China plague. And then, you know, like every other nation, like other countries, when you get hit, it affects you, and we went down a little bit," Trump told conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt. … [Read more...] about Trump: ‘George Washington would have had a hard time beating me’ pre-pandemic
— Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) July 11, 2020“President Trump has engaged in countless acts that are both self-serving and destructive to our democracy while in office, but commuting the sentence of Roger Stone, a crony who lied and obstructed our investigation to protect Trump himself, is among the most offensive to the rule of law and principles of justice,” added Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffGOP chairmen hit back at accusation they are spreading disinformation with Biden probe Schiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package House Intelligence panel opens probe into DHS's involvement in response to protests MORE (D-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. … [Read more...] about Democrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: ‘The most corrupt president in history’