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Marginalization of the Far Right in Trump White House?

James Joyner · 14 Comments
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A bit of wishful thinking in the wake of Steve Bannon’s ouster.

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A few words about Charlottesville…

Michael Bailey · 14 Comments

We mourn Charlottesville because Donald J. Trump, the President of the United States, made clear in no uncertain terms that in his mind there was little distinction between those in Charlottesville who pursued the un-American “values” of soil, blood, and racial dominance and those who pursued the ideals of the American Constitution.

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Steve Bannon Is Out At The White House

Doug Mataconis · 44 Comments

Another one bites the dust.

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The Trump Effect? MSNBC Reaches No. 1 In Total Viewers

Doug Mataconis · 47 Comments

A big change appears to have taken place in American cable news viewing habits.

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Once Again, Trump Lies And The Truth Dies

Doug Mataconis · 36 Comments

President Trump’s reaction to the terror attack in Spain included an easily debunked lie about one of America’s most decorated Generals.

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At Least Thirteen Dead, Dozens Injured, In Apparent Terror Attack In Spain

Doug Mataconis · 9 Comments

At least thirteen dead in an apparent terrorist attack in Spain.

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South Koreans Not So Concerned About War From The North

Doug Mataconis

The people who would most immediately be impacted by a war on the Korean peninsula don’t seem quite so concerned. Perhaps we should take a cue from them.

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The ACLU is Right to Defend Free Speech for Awful People

James Joyner

Yes, even Nazis must have their rights to peaceful speech and assembly protected.

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Trump Resurrects ‘Both Sides Did It’ Excuse For Charlottesville Violence

Doug Mataconis

President Trump once again revealed his true self at a press conference yesterday.

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Trump Praises ‘Very Good People’ at Nazi Rally

James Joyner

The president’s begrudging condemnation of evil didn’t last long.

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Roy Moore Likely Next Alabama Senator

James Joyner

The twice-removed Chief Justice is likely getting a promotion.

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Presidents Reagan And Obama Teach Trump How To Respond To Racism And Hate

Doug Mataconis

Some Presidents knew how to respond to racism and hatred. The current President doesn’t.

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Charlottesville Reopens The Debate Over Confederate Symbols

Doug Mataconis

It’s time to stop honoring the symbols of a nation of racist traitors.

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Trump Aides Nix Idea Of Going To Charlottesville

Doug Mataconis

“Why the hell would we do that?” — White House official.

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Trump Aide Tried To Set Up Meetings With Russian Officials, Report Says

Doug Mataconis

A new report indicates that Trump campaign officials were seeking contact with Russian officials earlier than we thought.

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Trump’s New Statement On Charlottesville: Too Little, Too Late

Doug Mataconis

After two days, President Trump finally found the words to condemn the parties responsible for the violence in Charlottesville, but his remarks were far too little, far too late.

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The Knives Are Out For Steve Bannon

Doug Mataconis

White House insiders have renewed efforts to oust Presidential adviser Steve Bannon. Can they succeed?

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Did Police Do Too Little to Stop Charlottesville Violence?

James Joyner

Authorities are being second-guessed over their handling of Saturday’s protests. Virginia gun laws are the more obvious problem.

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David Duke on the Rallies and on Trump

Steven L. Taylor

And some comments on Trumps’ anemic rhetoric.

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Donald Trump’s Words On Charlottesville Were Weak, Inadequate, And Cowardly

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump has had harsher things to say about Rosie O’Donnell than he did about the people responsible for yesterday’s violence. That says something about him.

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Trump Suggests ‘Military Option’ In Venezuela

Doug Mataconis

More stupid, irresponsible rhetoric from the President of the United States.

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Trump Thanks Putin For Expelling 755 American Diplomats

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump kowtows to Vladimir Putin yet again.

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Infighting at the National Security Council

James Joyner

H.R. McMaster is fighting a losing battle for control of the National Security Council staff.

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Down the Memory Hole

James Joyner

My apologies to Bob Dreyfuss and Rolling Stone.

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What Would It Take For Republicans To Abandon Trump?

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump’s core supporters in the Republican Party remain intensely loyal, and that seems unlikely to change.

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Transgender Troops Sue Trump Over Military Ban

Doug Mataconis

Just about two weeks after being announced, the President’s proposed ban on military service by transgender troops is being challenged in Court.

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