Bret Stephens – It Continues

Now the Washington Post getting in on the fun: And yet because I may have chosen to frequent a Trump property a while back and to situate myself at the New York Times, I have seen my name and my family’s name dragged through the mud. I just want to retreat somewhere warm and dark […]

Two-Face Gonna Two-Face

Which brings us to the unique problem of Central American asylum. The Trump admin is in an interesting bind in this region, as they’d have us believe that 1) MS-13 are bloodthirsty “animals” who chop up little girls for fun 2) Asylum seekers are lying about the dangers of MS-13 — Matt Cameron 🗽 (@matt_cam) […]

Service Members Kids

Something about this Trump admin really enjoys going after children. Children in cages. Kids born to military parents not being granted citizenship. USCIS confirms: As of October 29, children born to U.S. service members outside of the U.S. will no longer be automatically considered citizens. Their parents will have to apply for citizenship on their […]

Border Fence

From the Washington Post: He also has told worried subordinates that he will pardon them of any potential wrongdoing should they have to break laws to get the barriers built quickly, those officials said. Ah yes, our “rule of law” President. The president has told senior aides that a failure to deliver on the signature […]

Bedbugs and Bret

Don’t doubt the Streisand Effect. From Slate: Ben Mathis-Lilley: How has it felt to be in the center of the media storm for the last day or so, particularly given that this is your area of study? David Karpf: The two things that stand out are that it’s entertaining, and distracting. It does keep occurring to […]

My Town is Famous

Per ArsTechnica: Gizmodo on Monday published an email exchange between the chief of police in one New Jersey town and Ring showing that Ring edited out certain key terms of a draft press release before the town published it, as the company frequently does. The town of Ewing, New Jersey, in March said it would be using […]