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@IChotiner  and Danielle Pletka discuss her recent op-ed about why she is considering voting for President Trump after declaring herself #NeverTrump  in 2016.

James Baker’s struggle in the last five years is a parable for the Republican establishment that he once embodied, a political leadership that ultimately chose to reconcile itself to Donald Trump.

The ultimate cause of the 737 MAX disaster was Boeing's drive to raise profits at any cost—and the cult of the stock price, to which so many venerable companies have conceded.

Ethan Hawke says he never looked back after “Before Sunrise.” “I could stop imitating other actors. I guess it’s about breaking the mask we wear for the world and letting as much truth seep out of the cracks as possible.”

If the very gears of the criminal-justice system turn and grind in indifference to who Breonna Taylor was while alive, then we must change those gears, fix that machinery, @zzpacker  writes.

At what point will Trump’s supporters come to understand that the MAGA movement is, for the people organizing and leading it, largely a money-making scam?

"It is hard to imagine that every Trumpist—or, more importantly, every undecided voter in the swing states—will relish hearing that he paid, while in office, seven hundred and fifty dollars in federal income taxes," David Remnick writes.

James Q. Whitman’s book methodically explores how the Nazis took inspiration from American racism.

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An early look at next week’s cover, "Say Their Names," by @KadirNelson :

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In 2011, just as "Game of Thrones" was about to become a worldwide phenomenon, Emilia Clarke faced the first of two life-threatening brain aneurysms. Clarke tells her story for the first time:

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Roy Moore had been banned from a mall in Gadsden, Alabama, because he badgered teen girls, residents of the town, including lawyers and cops, say:

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s rebuttal to Ted Yoho should be studied for its measured cadence, its artful construction, and its refusal of ugliness, David Remnick writes.

When the conversation in a meeting turned to gay rights, Donald Trump motioned toward Mike Pence and joked:

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The Borowitz Report: “Denmark would be interested in purchasing the United States in its entirety, with the exception of its government,” a spokesperson for the Danish government said.

Setting reasonable goals during a crisis.

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