We’ve already heard from one journalist, David Leavitt, who believes all the Republicans who “invaded the SCIF” Wednesday to protest Rep. Adam Schiff’s secret hearings should be taken into custody and questioned by the FBI. We weren’t expecting that, and we certainly weren’t expecting a piece in the right-leaning Washington ExaminerRead More →

Over at Vox today, Roge Karma examines the book “The Meritocracy Trap,” which posits that meritocracy — the idea that social and economic rewards should track talent, effort, and achievement — “produces radical inequality, stifles social mobility, and makes everyone — including the apparent winners — miserable.” Meritocracy produces radicalRead More →

This past summer, Yahoo! Entertainment breathlessly reported the outrage over actor Chris Pratt’s Gadsden’s flag t-shirt. The supposed outraged stemmed from four — four! — tweets (including one that was deleted). Well, The Independent has clearly learned from Yahoo!’s embarrassment, because they’ve found a lot more evidence to support theirRead More →

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham has responded to a television segment by CNN host Anderson Cooper in which he basically called her a liar. White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham responds to Anderson Cooper segment blasting her: 'CNN has lost sight of the fact that we are human beings'Read More →

Buckle up, folks. And brace for “A WARNING”: NEW —> Anonymous author of Trump ‘resistance’ NYT op-ed to publish a tell-all book, ‘A WARNING’https://t.co/CjbDg1Fziy — Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) October 22, 2019 NEWS: The author of the anonymous NYT op-ed has a book coming out next month "The book, titled, “ARead More →

Earlier today, Politico’s Natasha Bertrand and Daniel Lippman reported that John Brennan may be a major part of Bill Barr and John Durham ongoing DOJ probe: NEW: Sources believe John Brennan is a focus of the Barr/Durham probe, and Trump has called privately for investigating Brennan—putting his personal "obsession" w/theRead More →

Gosh, it seems like Jonathan Chait wasn’t all that happy with Gordon Sondland’s testimony. Wonder why that could be? Gordon Sondland's defense is that he's the dumbest ambassador in the history of diplomacy https://t.co/An2bHeGhet — Jonathan Chait (@jonathanchait) October 17, 2019 Sheesh, Chait needs a Snickers bar … maybe aRead More →