Articles of Interest
March 07, 2016, 3:08pm

The New York Times.
IS there any scarier nightmare than President Donald J. Trump in a tense international crisis, indignant and impatient, with his sweaty finger on the nuclear trigger?

“Trump is a danger to our national security,” John B. … Read more »

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March 07, 2016, 12:31pm

By David Remnick – The New Yorker.

Nearly three decades ago, Howard Kaminsky, of Random House, called on the real-estate developer and self-marketing master Donald Trump at his office on Fifth Avenue. Kaminsky brought along a cover design for “Trump: … Read more »

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March 04, 2016, 3:44pm

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IN my 36-year tenure in the United States Senate — nearly half of it as chairman or ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee — I presided or helped preside over … Read more »

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March 04, 2016, 3:41pm

By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.

So Republicans are going to nominate a candidate who talks complete nonsense on domestic policy; who believes that foreign policy can be conducted via bullying and belligerence; who cynically exploits racial and … Read more »

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February 29, 2016, 12:44pm

By Paul Krugman – New York Times.

We now have a pretty good idea who will be on the ballot in November: Hillary Clinton, almost surely (after the South Carolina blowout, prediction markets give her a 96 percent probability of … Read more »

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February 27, 2016, 3:46am

By Paul Krugman – New York Times

Lack of self-awareness can be fatal. The haplessness of the Republican establishment in the face of Trumpism is a case in point.

As many have noted, it’s remarkable how shocked — shocked! — … Read more »

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February 23, 2016, 4:47am
USA Today.
Very few of the remaining candidates in either party have what it takes to handle the world’s most difficult job.

What kind of president do we need to face arguably the most dangerous set of international crises since … Read more »

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February 22, 2016, 3:02pm
By Paul Krugman – New York Times.

America’s two big political parties are very different from each other, and one difference involves the willingness to indulge economic fantasies.

Republicans routinely engage in deep voodoo, making outlandish claims about the positive … Read more »

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February 20, 2016, 5:29pm
The New York Times.

In the days since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death, there has been plenty of talk about the substantial impact his absence will have on the Supreme Court’s docket. I’d like to shift the focus to the Roberts … Read more »

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February 19, 2016, 3:47pm
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