TODAY  Breaking: Huma Leaving Weiner

Huma Abedin, the right hand woman to Hillary Clinton, announced she is separating from her husband, former Congressman Anthony Weiner, after he was caught once again “sexting” on his Twitter account. Weiner had sent a woman a photo of his crotch that included the couple’s infant son.

YESTERDAY  Politics, Race, and Murder; QB Sits it Out

Donald in Black and White: The Republican candidate immediately attempted to capitalize on the murder of an NBA star’s cousin, posting on Twitter, “Dwyane Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Just what I have been saying. African-Americans will VOTE TRUMP!”

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Abedin said in a statement: “After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to separate from my husband.”

Weiner resigned from Congress in 2011 when his sexting obsession was first exposed. When the NY Post revealed the latest episode, Abedin had to do something to separate herself from her husband, and separate him from the Clinton campaign.

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Politics, Race, and Murder; QB Sits it Out

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Donald in Black and White: The Republican candidate immediately attempted to capitalize on the murder of an NBA star’s cousin, posting on Twitter, “Dwyane Wade’s cousin was just shot and killed walking her baby in Chicago. Just what I have …

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Italy Mourns Quake Dead, No Safe Spaces

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Day of Mourning: Italy is holding a national day of mourning for victims of this week’s earthquake in which at least 290 people died. Several people are still missing. Hardest hit was the historic town of Amatrice, a picture-postcard mountain …

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“Make America Hate,” Open Carry Toys

Friday, August 26, 2016

To the Right: Hillary Clinton delivered a hard-nosed address yesterday afternoon, accusing Donald Trump of embracing the extremist right-wing philosophy “alternative right,” known as “Alt-Right,” a movement unfamiliar to most Americans. Speaking in Reno, Clinton said, “He says he wants …

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Page Two

The Cuba Diaries

Sunday, March 13, 2016

An Alphabet of Maladies

Friday, February 26, 2016

The Healthcare Confusion Act

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Freedom from Speech

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Too Big to Fire

Friday, June 19, 2015

More Probable Than Not

Thursday, May 14, 2015

A Hero in His Own Mind

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Support Your Local Police … Or Else

Friday, January 2, 2015

It's Been Said

"But this really does get to the heart of this election and to our modern politics. The fundamental fault line between the parties is no longer economic. It is cultural. It is attitudes, fundamentally, toward the changing demographic and cultural realities of American life. The Democrats mobilized a coalition that's primarily millenials, minorities, and college-educated whites, especially women, who are the most comfortable with these changes. And Republicans rely on the voters who are least comfortable with these changes."

-Ron Brownstein on CNN