The left is just getting started

The great struggle between the left and the center for control of the Democratic Party went another round on Tuesday. Several prominent Bernie Sanders-style Democrats, like Abdul El-Sayed in the gubernatorial race in Michigan, and Brent Welder in the primary …

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How Rand Paul made Trump his BFF

Sen. Rand Paul’s trip to Moscow this week amid heightened concerns about Russian interference in U.S. elections was one of the most audacious gambits of his political career. The Kentucky Republican’s rivals in his own party are certain to accuse …

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America for sale

Let’s review some news from the first half of the week. Monday: The trial of President Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort revealed jaw-dropping crimes, and continues to do so. His key lieutenant in his former lobbying business, Rick Gates, …

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Why people love fake news

Millions of words must now have been written on the perils, real and imagined, of “fake news.” Far less has been said about its considerable appeal. Let me be clear about what fake news is. I am not referring to …

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