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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 […]

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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” […]

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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 […]

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I Found Trump’s Biggest Fan

Ben Bradlee Jr. op Politico: “When people put Trump down all the time, it was hard not to think they were putting you down too,” Lynette says. “We were constantly being made to feel uneducated if we supported Trump. We felt like elitists were laughing at us. That hurt me.”

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Revoke my security clearance, too, Mr. President

William H. McRaven, een admiraal-op-rust van de Navy, in The Washington Post: I would consider it an honor if you would revoke my security clearance as well, so I can add my name to the list of men and women who have spoken up against your presidency. 🔥

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