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Facebook Right Not to Remove Trump Campaign Ad

Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks at the 2019 Iowa Federation of Labor Convention in Altoona, Iowa, August 21, 2019. (Gage Skidmore) Earlier this week, Elizabeth Warren launched an attack on Facebook. Her grievance? She’s attacking the tech giant for allowing the Trump campaign to run an ad that contains misleading claims about Joe Biden. Yes, the …

When COVID Hot Takes Are All About the Victim Class

For some, the crisis has provided the perfect opportunity to ramp up their identity-obsessed battles. The coronavirus has exacted a terrible toll on human life. Our response, effectively shutting down all financial activity, has had a devastating impact on the livelihoods of many. The scale of the medical and economic problems the world is currently …

Movie Sequels Aren't The Only Option

Fans pose as they await a gala screening of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in Cologne, Germany, December 17, 2019. (Thilo Schmuelgen/Reuters) My esteemed and learned colleague Alexandra DeSanctis has been to the new Star Wars movie and gives it a hearty “Meh,” or maybe “Meh plus.” This is the proper reaction. No, The …

The Supreme Court Could Cost Trump the Election

Recent decisions have demoralized his conservative base. For Trump, it couldn’t have come at a worse time. At 2017 Gorsuch swearing-in, Trump looked like the cat who ate the canary. Today we see that Trump swallowed something else instead (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) “John Roberts is David Souter,” Newsweek’s conservative opinion editor, Josh Hammer, said Thursday.  …

Republicans Suffer from Rust Belt Enthusiasm Gap

A “I Voted” sticker is shown by a keyboard. July 29, 2017. (Steve Marcus/Reuters) Don’t be deceived by polls showing both Democrats and Republicans enthused about voting in 2020. The national results obscure state-level realities. And the reality today is not reassuring for Republicans in states critical to Donald Trump’s reelection. Gallup reported last week …

A Chief of Staff in Flames, a White House in Chaos

Mick Mulvaney gave one of the worst press conference performances ever last week, then continued to compound the problem with an appearance on Fox News Sunday. His briefing showed that an almost cult-like atmosphere pervades the White House and deludes even high-level staff, said Christopher Whipple, author of The Gatekeepers: How the White House Chiefs …

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Iowa caucuses entrance poll: Voters prioritize beating Trump

The voters that turned out Monday for the Iowa caucuses were more interested in nominating a candidate who can beat President Trump than they are in tapping someone who shares their views on the issues, according to an NBC News entrance poll. The survey found that 63% of respondents said their primary concern is nominating …

Kansas House cheers Donald Trump Chiefs tweet

TOPEKA, Kan. — A tweet from President Trump saying the Kansas City Chiefs had represented Kansas well by winning the Super Bowl was deleted quickly, but Sunflower State lawmakers didn’t let it pass unnoticed Monday. The Kansas House had a little fun with Trump’s geographical fumble in congratulating the Chiefs on their come-from-behind victory Sunday …

'Trump Interchange' or 'Obama Interchange'? S.C. lawmakers fight over name of 85-385 junction

GREENVILLE, S.C. — “President Donald J. Trump Interchange” or “President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama Interchange?” That is the soon-to-be fiercely debated question for state lawmakers in South Carolina whose preferences fall along clear partisan lines. Each of the resolutions looks to name the junction of Interstate 85 and Interstate 385 near Greenville, …

2 Iranian students challenge removal from country

BOSTON (AP) – Two Iranian students attending Boston-area universities have filed complaints with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, saying federal officials at Boston’s Logan International Airport acted illegally in denying them entry to the U.S. to start classes. Shahab Dehghani, who attends Northeastern University, and Reihana Emami Arandi, who had been set to start …

House Democrats: Senators have 'duty' to convict Trump

House impeachment managers stressed Monday that senators have a duty to vote to convict President Trump, saying he jeopardized national security and threatens the fairness of the next election. “Your duty demands you convict President Trump,” said Rep. Jason Crow, Colorado Democrat and one of the managers. “In America, no one is above the law …

Donald Trump corrects tweet congratulating Kansas, not Missouri, for Chiefs' Super Bowl win

Social media called a personal foul on President Trump’s first congratulatory tweet for the Super Bowl champion Kansas City Chiefs. After the Chiefs’ 31-20 comeback victory over the San Francisco 49ers, the president tweeted his congratulations to the winners and added, “You represented the Great State of Kansas and, in fact, the entire USA, so …

Trump campaign Super Bowl ad taps Alice Johnson to highlight criminal-justice reform

President Trump’s reelection campaign aired a surprise TV ad on criminal-justice reform during the Super Bowl Sunday night featuring the president’s grant of clemency for former inmate Alice Johnson. Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale contrasted the president’s leadership on criminal-justice reform with NFL players who previously knelt during the Star-Spangled Banner to protest injustices in …

UK to announce new rules for militants after street stabbing

LONDON (AP) – The British government plans to announce new rules for the imprisonment of convicted terrorists after an Islamic militant who was recently released from prison stabbed two people in south London, the second such attack in less than three months. Home Secretary Priti Patel, who is in charge of the police, said the …

Super Bowl Ads: Buy a beer for ... a tiny organic farm?

Here’s the latest on what’s happening with ads during the Super Bowl. All times EST. 9:30 p.m. Another Super Bowl, another head-scratching ad about beer and agriculture. Last year, it was Bud Light insulting U.S. corn farmers when it made fun of rival brands that use corn syrup in their beers. One of those 2019 …

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