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A crisp, concise explanation of why Tim Kaine is a good VP pick for Hillary Clinton.
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The main reason Kaine is a good choice is because it gives the Democrats two older white people for the Rainbow coalition to choose from. As Bill abandoned the gays and blacks that put him in office, Hillary is preparing to abandon gays, Hispanics, blacks, and blue collar labor to appease her banker task masters.
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Donald Trump's speech last night: "a blatant appeal to fear and nationalism coupled with a self-directed exegesis of the 'great man' theory of history."

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this is the very first issue that needs addressed as a president, and that secure our borders and then get busy with the interior, and that means cleaning house of alll non  compliant s like whose in office now,,,, we r left with a country divided and the government with a smash and grab mentality...so many godless ppl in office now and the country shows its repercussion...
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Donald Trump's legal team is threatening Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter who wrote The Art of the Deal and who spilled the beans about how it worked. 
On Monday, a lawyer for the Trump Organization issued a furious cease-and-desist letter to Tony Schwartz.
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A terrific piece on Chris Christie, and the perfect phrase to describe him, in all his virtues and excesses: "human tumult machine." 
Christie told the delegates that he, a famously truculent former federal prosecutor, would present an indictment against Hillary Clinton.
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TRUMP HENCHMAN!!!!!
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This story is amazing, and should be read by everyone interested in American politics: Donald Trump's ghostwriting finally tells all...
“I put lipstick on a pig,” Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter, says. He feels “deep remorse.” Credit Illustration by Javier Jaén
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"Lying is second nature to him,” Schwartz said. “More than anyone else I have ever met, Trump has the ability to convince himself that whatever he is saying at any given moment is true, or sort of true, or at least ought to be true.”
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Haunting: "No revelations come from the massacre in Nice. There is nothing to be learned. This is what we live with, what we are getting used to living with. None of it is surprising—that’s the most frightening thing of all."
Mass murder of ordinary people enjoying a holiday has become almost commonplace.
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"Trump’s message is one of surrender." Very important essay from Evan Osnos about Donald Trump's speech at the Republican Convention in Cleveland.
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"For all of the fatigue and frustration bequeathed by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the American idea rests, at bottom, on the willingness to rise above fear when others will not. It’s not clear whether the Republican Party still has the will to remember that."
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So utterly bizarre that Melanie Trump plagiarized directly from Michelle Obama in her speech last night. Couldn't she have used Nancy Reagan? 
The speech was briefly seen as a triumph before it was derided as a cheap knockoff—the QVC jewelry of would-be-First-Lady speeches.
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A terrific post by Jelani Cobb about what happened in Baton Rouge, and why retribution only brings more pain. http://www.newyorker.com/news/news-desk/baton-rouge-and-a-reservoir-of-wrongs
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The coup is over. Now comes the purge—and then total power for Erdogan.
Erdogan has made little secret of his desire to give himself near total power. They’ll be no stopping him now.
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Being honest about Donald Trump, by Adam Gopnik. "Hillary Clinton is an ordinary liberal politician. She has her faults, easily described, often documented—though, for the most part, the worst accusations against her have turned out to be fiction. No reasonable person, no matter how opposed to her politics, can believe for a second that Clinton’s accession to power would be a threat to the Constitution or the continuation of American democracy. No reasonable person can believe that Trump’s accession to power would not be."
http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/being-honest-about-trump
To call the presumptive Republican Presidential nominee a fascist of some variety is simply to use a historical label that fits.
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I'm the editor of newyorker.com and a cofounder of The Atavist.
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I'm the Editor of Newyorker.com and the author of The Hawk and The Dove: Paul Nitze, George Kennan and the History of the Cold War. I'm also a contributing editor at CNNI and CBS News, and I'm a co-founder of The Atavist.

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  • The New Yorker
    Editor of newyorker.com, 2010 - present
  • CNN
    Contributing editor, 2010 - present
  • The New Yorker
    Editor of Newyorker.com, 2010 - present
  • Bloomberg L.P.
    Contributing editor, 2010 - 2014
  • Wired Magazine
    Senior Editor, 2011
  • Legal Affairs
  • New America Foundation
  • The Washington Monthly
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