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Are we smart enough to know how stupid Trump is?

My reading at night is sequential — about four books, a chapter or perhaps more in each before I close that book and pick up the next one. A week or so ago, in my nighttime fashion, I found myself … Continue reading

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Animal news! from Franklin Roosevelt! re Alaska bears!

In Susan Hennessey and Ben Wittes’ terrific new book, Unmaking The Presidency, they discuss the history and roles of our federal government’s large agencies and how presidents have employed, attempted to avoid and kvetched about them. “What happens,” they write, … Continue reading

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Ben Wittes connectsTrump and the Russians

Today on Lawfare, Ben Wittes gives the best and clearest analysis of the Mueller Report on the eager collaborative effort between the Trump camp and the Russians. I say this with some authority because (1) I’ve read a lot of … Continue reading

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