Category Archives: Journalism

Has Donald Trump finally split the Republican party?

Martin Pengelly of The Guardian – After four years of norm-shattering rule, Donald Trump appears close to doing the one thing observers have long predicted but that has not yet come to pass: splitting the Republican party. With Trump staring … Continue reading

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Republicans incriminate Trump, decimate his ‘Russia hoax’ narrative

Marik von Rennenkampff in The Hill – In 2018, Steve Bannon accused Donald Trump’s top campaign officials of “treasonous” and “unpatriotic” conduct, according to author Michael Wolff. Bannon, like a long list of former Trump associates, is now in a world of legal trouble. But … Continue reading

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America in Crisis

Oliver Darcy and Brian Stelter of CNN – What do you write on a day like this? How can the day be neatly summed up in a string of sentences and paragraphs? How can the pain, agony, frustration and fear … Continue reading

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Trump has played the media like a puppet. We’re getting better — but history will not judge us kindly

Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post – Traditional journalism is under siege, NBC News chief Andy Lack wrote this week: President Trump continues to “put the bully in bully pulpit,” and the coronavirus crisis has taken a toll. “But we’re winning,” … Continue reading

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Trump’s Personal Pathology Is America’s Foreign Policy

The world is hostage to an unwell president. Richard North Patterson in The Bulwark – Since first announcing his candidacy, Trump’s behavior has suggested a man with deep personal pathologies. For too long, too many closed their eyes to this … Continue reading

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