Andrew Weissmann and Ryan Goodman, Just Security, “The Real “Robert Hur Report” (Versus What You Read in the News).” tl;dr: Hur found zero evidence of criminal behavior on Biden’s part, rather than simply deciding he was a senile old man for whom a jury would feel sorry.
AP, “Jon Stewart changed late-night comedy once. Can he have a second act in different times?” The piece doesn’t answer the question but does a good job outlining the challenges, most notably including a radically changed landscape.
NYT, “Why the Age Issue Is Hurting Biden So Much More Than Trump.” tl;dr: Trump’s “impulsiveness and willingness to go off-script in ways that can be messy only adds to his image as an unrehearsed, unvarnished chaos agent” . . . “Verbal flubs by Mr. Biden, by contrast, undermine the image of experience, competence and professionalism that got him elected, and that even his supporters quietly fear may be slipping away.”
AP, “For Native American activists, the Kansas City Chiefs have it all wrong.” A controversy that has long since gotten tiresome for both sides.
Leana S. Wen, NYT, “Young people are drinking less. But one group is undoing those gains.” tl;dr: Today’s teens are drinking less than we did overall but college women are drinking more. And that’s continuing with professional women.