August 24, 2018 Must Reads

1. Keyboards all over the world are burning as emails and reports and editorials discuss the historic events of the last few days. We are at a turning point in the history of the Trump presidency and so, perhaps, of the nation. Understand that, as we will detail below, the politics of pursuing Donald Trump’s legal responsibility for…

August 17, 2018 Must Reads

1.A. “Heat now kills more Americans than floods, hurricanes or other natural disasters – but cities are facing it almost entirely alone.” So reports The Guardian in a multi-article report on Tuesday. “The heatwave that has recently swept the US has put 100 million Americans under heat warnings; caused power cuts in California where temperatures in places such…

August 10, 2018 Must Reads

1. A. The issue of immigrants separated from their families has fallen off the media radar, as Trump’s tweets dominate the conversation. But the human suffering continues. We need only point to Jennifer Rubin’s Monday column in The Washington Post expressing outrage at the administration’s real, actual, not-made-up-by-a-late-night-comic, legal argument to a federal judge that perhaps the ACLU should…

August 3, 2018 Must Reads

•The Must-Reads returns from vacation to find much anxiety-provoking detail in the news, from the Trump-Cohen  fight to the indictment of a Russian spy  with connections to the NRA and its efforts to aid Trump. We expect our readers have already digested the news that former Trump fixer, Michael Cohen, is inching closer to turning on Trump,…