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    The Quest to Prove Collusion Is Crumbling


    Ed Rogers, Washington PostWhile everyone is fixated on President Trump’s unbecoming and inexplicable assault on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the media has been trying to sneak away from the “Russian collusion” story. That’s right. For all the...

    Ed Rogers, Washington Post
    While everyone is fixated on President Trump’s unbecoming and inexplicable assault on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, the media has been trying to sneak away from the “Russian collusion” story. That’s right. For all the breathless hype, the on-air furrowed brows and the not-so-veiled hopes that this could be Watergate, Jared Kushner’s statement and testimony before Congress have made Democrats and many in the media come to the realization that the collusion they were counting on just isn’t there.

    Anthony Scaramucci Unloads


    Ryan Lizza, The New YorkerThe new White House communications director has threatened to fire the entire communications...

    Ryan Lizza, The New Yorker
    The new White House communications director has threatened to fire the entire communications staff.

    Why I Have High Hopes for the Mooch


    S.E. Cupp, CNNSE Cupp writes that amid the White House turmoil, the one glimmer of hope may be the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the new director of...

    S.E. Cupp, CNN
    SE Cupp writes that amid the White House turmoil, the one glimmer of hope may be the appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as the new director of communications.
    Why Hollywood Is Trying to Turn Everything Into Movies

    Why Hollywood Is Trying to Turn Everything Into Movies


    Alex French, NYT MagazineHollywood is aggressively adapting material that doesn't have a narrative or even any characters. But not all intellectual property is created...

    Alex French, NYT Magazine
    Hollywood is aggressively adapting material that doesn't have a narrative or even any characters. But not all intellectual property is created equal.

    Charlie Gard's Case Isn't a Warning About Public Healthcare


    Adam Gaffney, WPThe saga of Charlie Gard — the critically ill 11-month-old boy with a spectacularly rare genetic disorder, who is on life support in a London hospital — seems to be coming to a close. Charlie has been at the center of a highly...

    Adam Gaffney, WP
    The saga of Charlie Gard — the critically ill 11-month-old boy with a spectacularly rare genetic disorder, who is on life support in a London hospital — seems to be coming to a close. Charlie has been at the center of a highly politicized imbroglio with international reach as a result of a disagreement between his parents and physicians over his fate. On Monday, however, that appears to have ended, after his parents learned of the results of an MRI performed last week and decided it was “too late” for an experimental therapy that had been offered in the United States.
    The Murder Of Charlie Gard

    The Murder Of Charlie Gard


    Derek Hunter, TownhallAs the father of a 2-month-old, I can only imagine the horror the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard are going...

    Derek Hunter, Townhall
    As the father of a 2-month-old, I can only imagine the horror the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard are going through.
    Russia Pardons Would Be an Obstruction of Justice

    Russia Pardons Would Be an Obstruction of Justice


    Bennett Gershman, Daily BeastBarely six months in office, President Donald Trump has unleashed more unresolved constitutional questions than any president in...

    Bennett Gershman, Daily Beast
    Barely six months in office, President Donald Trump has unleashed more unresolved constitutional questions than any president in history.
    Have You Heard About Fusion GPS?

    Have You Heard About Fusion GPS?


    James Freeman, Wall Street JournalDemocrats are now promising Americans a “better deal,” but it will be hard to stop talking about the deal that voters rejected last...

    James Freeman, Wall Street Journal
    Democrats are now promising Americans a “better deal,” but it will be hard to stop talking about the deal that voters rejected last November.
    Trans People in the Military Are Here to Stay

    Trans People in the Military Are Here to Stay


    Chelsea Manning, New York TimesI know the harms caused by official discrimination and denial of who we are. We're not going back...

    Chelsea Manning, New York Times
    I know the harms caused by official discrimination and denial of who we are. We're not going back there.
    Trump's Circular Firing Squad

    Trump's Circular Firing Squad


    Victor Davis Hanson, Investor's Business DailyThe American political system has never quite seen anything like the current opposition to President Trump and his unusual reaction to...

    Victor Davis Hanson, Investor's Business Daily
    The American political system has never quite seen anything like the current opposition to President Trump and his unusual reaction to it.
    Attorney General Sessions: Please Don't Resign

    Attorney General Sessions: Please Don't Resign


    Ruth Marcus, Washington PostWASHINGTON -- Words I never imagined typing: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, please...

    Ruth Marcus, Washington Post
    WASHINGTON -- Words I never imagined typing: Attorney General Jeff Sessions, please stay.
    The Post-Hillary Democrats

    The Post-Hillary Democrats


    Daniel Henninger, Wall Street JournalOn climate change, Democrats believe they know to the 10th decimal place that Earth is on the brink of an...

    Daniel Henninger, Wall Street Journal
    On climate change, Democrats believe they know to the 10th decimal place that Earth is on the brink of an apocalypse.
    Norm Macdonald: SNL Has Lost It Over Trump

    Norm Macdonald: SNL Has Lost It Over Trump


    Matt Wilstein, The Daily BeastNorm Macdonald is stuck on a golf course. “We have all these children in front of us, so we’re not going anywhere,” the 57-year-old comedian tells me by phone as he waits to move on to the next hole. “I watched the...

    Matt Wilstein, The Daily Beast
    Norm Macdonald is stuck on a golf course. “We have all these children in front of us, so we’re not going anywhere,” the 57-year-old comedian tells me by phone as he waits to move on to the next hole. “I watched the British Open and it made me think I could play golf,” he adds. “Turns out I can’t.”
    Imran Awan Case Screams Need for Special Counsel

    Imran Awan Case Screams Need for Special Counsel


    Roger Simon, PJ MediaThose words are the lede of a December 2014 opinion piece for CNN entitled "The Muslims Are Coming!' Why Islamophobia is so...

    Roger Simon, PJ Media
    Those words are the lede of a December 2014 opinion piece for CNN entitled "The Muslims Are Coming!' Why Islamophobia is so dangerous."
    Princeton on the Prowl to Emasculate Men

    Princeton on the Prowl to Emasculate Men


    Cheryl Chumley, Washington TimesPrinceton University just announced a new position, the Interpersonal Violence Clinician and Men's Engagement Manager. They're seeking qualified candidates now. The best will be the man who most acts like a...

    Cheryl Chumley, Washington Times
    Princeton University just announced a new position, the Interpersonal Violence Clinician and Men's Engagement Manager. They're seeking qualified candidates now. The best will be the man who most acts like a woman.
    This Is the Way the College 'Bubble' Ends

    This Is the Way the College 'Bubble' Ends


    Derek Thompson, The AtlanticFor the past few decades, the unstoppable increase in college tuition has been a fact of life, like death and taxes. The sticker price of American college increased nearly 400 percent in the last 30 years, while median...

    Derek Thompson, The Atlantic
    For the past few decades, the unstoppable increase in college tuition has been a fact of life, like death and taxes. The sticker price of American college increased nearly 400 percent in the last 30 years, while median household income growth was relatively flat. Student debt soared to more than $1 trillion, the result of loans to cover the difference.
    NeverTrumps Cannot Forgive Trump for Winning

    NeverTrumps Cannot Forgive Trump for Winning


    Joel Pollak, BreitbartThe movement known as NeverTrump — self-identified conservatives who vowed never to vote for Donald Trump, even at the price of a Hillary Clinton presidency and liberal dominance of the Supreme Court for generations — did not...

    Joel Pollak, Breitbart
    The movement known as NeverTrump — self-identified conservatives who vowed never to vote for Donald Trump, even at the price of a Hillary Clinton presidency and liberal dominance of the Supreme Court for generations — did not take long to recover from the shock of Trump’s victory in November.
    There's No Shakeup That Can Fix the Trump White House

    There's No Shakeup That Can Fix the Trump White House


    Jonah Goldberg, NROLet's review a few recent developments. Last week, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned. This was part of a White House shakeup to get the Trump administration back on track. The new communications director, Anthony...

    Jonah Goldberg, NRO
    Let's review a few recent developments. Last week, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, resigned. This was part of a White House shakeup to get the Trump administration back on track. The new communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, would fix the White House's messaging problem. Within 24 hours of Scaramucci's appointment, the president returned to Twitter and unloaded another torrent of political bombshells, including talking about his power to pardon, even as his attorneys were denying that Donald Trump was thinking about pardoning anyone. Speaking of lawyers, earlier last...
    The Real Civil War in the Democratic Party

    The Real Civil War in the Democratic Party


    Lee Drutman, New York TimesThe divide is not left versus center but those who trust the system versus those who...

    Lee Drutman, New York Times
    The divide is not left versus center but those who trust the system versus those who don't.
    Democrats Are Finally Waking Up

    Democrats Are Finally Waking Up


    Robert Borosage, The NationTwo new economic agendas are moving the party in a starkly populist...

    Robert Borosage, The Nation
    Two new economic agendas are moving the party in a starkly populist direction.
    Russia Probes: Enough, Comrades. Stop Your Posturing

    Russia Probes: Enough, Comrades. Stop Your Posturing


    John Moody, FOX NewsIt's time for the Trump haters to back off. The leap to judgment that many elected officials are making is immature, partisan...

    John Moody, FOX News
    It's time for the Trump haters to back off. The leap to judgment that many elected officials are making is immature, partisan posturing.
    Trump's Military Transgender Ban Is the Correct Decision

    Trump's Military Transgender Ban Is the Correct Decision


    Joseph Murray, USA Today"There is always inequity in life," President John F. Kennedy said in a 1962 press conference. "It's very hard in military or personal life to assure complete equality. Life is...

    Joseph Murray, USA Today
    "There is always inequity in life," President John F. Kennedy said in a 1962 press conference. "It's very hard in military or personal life to assure complete equality. Life is unfair."
    It's High Noon on the GOP's Promise to 'Repeal and Replace'

    It's High Noon on the GOP's Promise to 'Repeal and Replace'


    Larry Elder, TownhallThe reason Republicans can't "come together" on a repeal-and-replacement plan for Obamacare is that the American people haven't come together on what they...

    Larry Elder, Townhall
    The reason Republicans can't "come together" on a repeal-and-replacement plan for Obamacare is that the American people haven't come together on what they want.
    Trump Humiliates Everyone, Including John McCain

    Trump Humiliates Everyone, Including John McCain


    Howard Fineman, HuffPostAt his Arizona ranch - a verdant, canyon-bottom spread near Sedona, watered by a river in an otherwise arid, red-rock landscape - John McCain kept a bottle of vodka in the freezer of the fridge. With a fly boy flourish (he was a...

    Howard Fineman, HuffPost
    At his Arizona ranch - a verdant, canyon-bottom spread near Sedona, watered by a river in an otherwise arid, red-rock landscape - John McCain kept a bottle of vodka in the freezer of the fridge. With a fly boy flourish (he was a top gun long before “Top Gun”), he’d serve a vodka tonic and head to the patio, where he’d cook skinless chicken on an aircraft-carrier-size grill while listening to the Beach Boys on his boombox.
    Killing Obamacare Softly

    Killing Obamacare Softly


    Thomas Edsall, New York TimesThe Trump administration and a Republican Congress haven't been able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are doing their best to destroy...

    Thomas Edsall, New York Times
    The Trump administration and a Republican Congress haven't been able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but they are doing their best to destroy it.