(((JonathanWeisman))

(((JonathanWeisman))


Deputy Washington Editor, The New York Times, author, (((Semitism))) - Being Jewish in the Age of Trump, and No. 4 Imperial Lane

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@UnburntWitch  “Because it was so big and visible, it was like a signal flare to a lot of different hate groups,” she said of Gamergate. Within “three weeks tops,” the nerds and gamers had been joined by the proto-storm troopers of the Alt Right in a bond that has never been broken.

I grieve for my home state of Georgia and praise @jonward11  for this excellent piece on how an overzealous voter fraud prosecution was really voter suppression. Cc: @BrianKempGA 

Update from the New York Times: 4.7 million total subscribers.

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Just Googled gun stores on-line to see the wares not subject to background checks, then went onto armslist, the Craigslist of guns and searched for high-capacity magazines. I won't show you what I found. You should look for yourself.

Trump's latest on white supremacy: "I am concerned for any group of hate, I don’t like it... whether it’s white supremacy or any other kind of supremacy, whether it’s ANTIFA, whether it’s any group or kind of hate ... I am concerned about it and I’ll do something about it.”

@justicedems's endorsement included a photo.

Democratic leadership makes its decision on the Republican push for red flag laws: That's not enough.

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To put cost of $14 b border wall into perspective, Obama final request for entire EPA was $8.2 b. and Congress said it was unaffordable.

Just to be clear, the president is thanking @MarshaBlackburn  for blocking a unanimous consent request to pass legislation that would have required a candidate who is approached by a foreign entity offering opposition research to contact for FBI.

Hillary Clinton's popular vote lead over Trump stands at 1,720,053 and still climbing. A strange history is being made here, very quietly.

A reminder that Rep. Matt Gaetz brought a Holocaust denier to the State of the Union address. He's upset by anti-Semitism.

A blockbuster story from . New depositions show how Alex Jones promoted Newtown conspiracy theories, including one that baselessly claimed Avielle Richman, a first-grader killed at Sandy Hook, was still alive. Her father killed himself this week.

Howard Schultz says Ronald Reagan is the best Republican prez of the past 50 years, in part because “he never took his jacket off in the Oval Office” due to his respect for the office.

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Mnuchin’s June flight to Miami cost $43,725.50. Treasury sent a note that a commercial flight would cost $688.

After white supremacists declared their comeback, Virginia has an African American lieutenant governor, Charlotte has its 1st black mayor, & the Va. House of Delegates has a transgender member.

Oh wow, watch this. Pete Hoekstra, former representative, now ambassador, asked about something he said, accuses journalist of “fake news.” Then shown the clip and says it’s fake news that he denied saying it. We live in the Post-Truth era.

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