Five days of fury: Inside Trump’s Paris temper, election woes and staff upheaval

The Washington Post met een overzicht van Trump’s afgelopen week: “He’s just a bull carrying his own china shop with him when­ever he travels the world,” presidential historian Douglas Brinkley said. En: “Trump needs adulation, so heading into the midterms, holding these rallies, he was cheered and it became narcissistic fuel to his engine,” Brinkley […]

Memo to the media: Stop spreading Trump’s fake news

Greg Sargent in The Washington Post: It is a great irony of the current political moment: By broadcasting forth Trump’s lies in tweets and headlines — while declining to inform readers that they are just that, and while burying the truth deep within accompanying articles — the organizations that Trump regularly derides as “fake news” […]

We were Brett Kavanaugh’s drinking buddies. We don’t think he should be confirmed.

Opiniestuk bij The Washington Post met de beste argumentatie die ik deze week las: None of us condemned Brett for his frequent drunkenness. We drank too much in college as well. En vooral deze prachtige zinnen: For we each believe that telling the truth, no matter how difficult, is a moral obligation for our nation’s […]