Month: February 2019

Jussie Smollett, Aaron Sorkin, & The Decline Of Grace

Ben Domenech, The FederalistThe racially entangled hoaxes involving Jussie Smollett, and Atticus Finch, show our cultural zeitgeist is choosing tribalism before tolerance.

Father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS sues Trump administration

The father of Hoda Muthana, the Alabama woman who fled the country to join ISIS, is suing the Trump administration seeking his daughter’s return to the U.S.Ahmed Ali Muthana filed a lawsuit Thursday claiming that his d…

New Mexico governor travels to nation’s capital

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend a meeting of the National Governors Association. Lujan Grisham spokesman Tripp Stelnicki said the governor planned to attend a panel discussion Fri…

Europe Has a Big Choice to Make on Brexit

Timothy Garton Ash, Globe & Mail“I will celebrate,” said an emphatic German voice behind me, while some dignitary on stage mouthed the conventional polite platitudes of regret about Britain’s departure from the EU.

Schiffting to Phase 2 of Collusion

Kimberley Strassel, Wall Street JournalThere’s been no more reliable regurgitator of fantastical Trump-Russia collusion theories than Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff.

All the President’s Broken Men

Stephen Collinson, CNNThey once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk on the dark side.