Articles of Interest
May 13, 2017, 4:31pm

WASHINGTON — In the small dining room next to the Oval Office where he works much of the time, President Trump keeps a stack of color-coded maps of the

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May 11, 2017, 6:13pm

By Bret Stephens – The New York Times.

With Donald Trump, the tells are always easy.

When the president says, “I’m, like, a smart person,” you know he nurses deep insecurities about his intelligence. When he says, “I’m really rich,”

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May 11, 2017, 6:11pm

By  – The New York Times.

President Trump’s firing of James Comey, the 7th director of the F.B.I., was an abuse of power. Republicans — Republican lawmakers and especially the congressional leadership — need to say so. But

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May 11, 2017, 6:10pm

By Charles M. Blow – The New York Times.

I feel as if we are being conditioned to chaos by a “president” who abhors the stillness of stability. Every day we awake to a new outrage. We now exist in

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May 11, 2017, 6:09pm

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WASHINGTON — When President Trump met with top Russian officials in the Oval Office on Wednesday, White House officials barred reporters from witnessing the moment. They apparently preferred to block coverage

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May 08, 2017, 2:17pm

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PARIS — The French presidential runoff transcended national politics. It was globalization against nationalism. It was the future versus the past. Open versus closed.

But in his resounding victory on Sunday night,

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May 08, 2017, 2:16pm

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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama warned Donald J. Trump against hiring Michael T. Flynn to be part of his national security team when Mr. Obama met with his successor in the

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May 04, 2017, 3:51pm

By Gail Collins – New York Times.

Oh gosh, we’ve got another Trump.

This has been very difficult, people. Every day concerned citizens put together their critique of the president’s policies, and before nighttime he’s a completely different dude.

You

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May 03, 2017, 6:35pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

The 100-day reviews are in, and they’re terrible. The health care faceplants just keep coming; the administration’s tax “plan” offers less detail than most supermarket receipts; Trump has wimped out on his

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April 28, 2017, 4:05pm

By Timothy Egan – The New York Times.

They dress nice and probably smell good and most of them don’t even muss the furniture. Wealth gives them the patina of respectability — the American reflex of deference to the rich.

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