Articles of Interest
February 18, 2017, 1:53pm

By Mark Sumner – DailyKos.com

When Donald Trump slithered down that escalator in 2015 to announce he was running for president, he brought with him two decades of connections to Russia. By the time the primaries were winding down, he’d … Read more »

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February 18, 2017, 1:52pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The story so far: A foreign dictator intervened on behalf of a U.S. presidential candidate — and that candidate won. Close associates of the new president were in contact with the dictator’s … Read more »

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February 17, 2017, 12:27pm

By Nicholas Fandos – The New York Times.

WASHINGTON — President Trump took aim at reporters on Thursday for more than an hour at an impromptu White House news conference.

“The press has become so dishonest,” he said, and not

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February 15, 2017, 6:00pm

By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times.

Dear President Trump:

These are the moments that make or break a presidency.

First you were tested by a rival — Russia — and utterly failed to appreciate the corrosive impact

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February 15, 2017, 5:59pm

By Thomas L. Friedman – The New York Times.

Thank God for the resignation in shame by Mike Flynn, President Trump’s national security adviser. And not just because he misled the vice president and engaged in deeply malignant behavior with

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February 15, 2017, 5:58pm

By Sherrilyn Ifill – The Washington Post.

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller argued Sunday that President Trump was the victim of voter fraud in the election. “Voter fraud,” Miller insisted, “is a serious problem in this country.” … Read more »

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February 14, 2017, 6:18pm

The Opinion Pages – The New York Times.

To the Editor:

Charles M. Blow (columnnytimes.com, Feb. 9) describes Donald Trump’s constant need “to grind the opposition underfoot.” As mental health professionals, we share Mr. Blow’s concern.… Read more »

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February 14, 2017, 6:16pm

By Abby Phillip – The Boston Globe.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was aware that his national security adviser Michael Flynn had misled White House officials and Vice President Mike Pence for ‘‘weeks’’ before he was forced to resign on … Read more »

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February 14, 2017, 6:15pm
The deans of Yale Law School and Harvard Law School have joined the growing chorus of lawyers publicly condemning President Donald Trump’s attacks on the judiciary.
In a blistering op-ed in The Boston Globe on Friday, Harvard’s Martha Minow and
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February 14, 2017, 6:14pm

By Richard Cohen – The Washington Post

Sooner or later in any administration, Casey Stengel comes to mind. The great Yankee manager, ending his career with the then-hapless New York Mets, looked down the dugout one dismal day in 1962 … Read more »

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