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Keeping up with the Strongmen

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Russian President Vladimir Putin, whose major political rivals are dead, exiled, or incarcerated, won reelection in a contest that one protester called “a farce” and one human rights campaigner called “an insult to elections.”

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“Russia Russia Russia!” It’s back

How do I know? Aside from having read segments of the Mueller Report — especially the Russian election interference sections and responsive indictments — I read lots of readers’ comments to Times articles and editorials. I feel I’ve joined a … Continue reading

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Have I identified a new virus? If so, what shall we call it?

Earlier today, I glanced at — meaning, I didn’t read it but my eyes ran over and down it — a recent Trump tweet/post. I noticed his expanded application of Capital Letters for words that do not require them. He’s … Continue reading

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