In a report addressing Bennet's resignation, Kingsbury did not provide a comment to the Times. However, according to the paper, she did say that "until a more 'technical solution' is in place, anyone who sees 'any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.'" … [Read more...] about NY Times acting editorial page editor tells staff to flag her if opinion pieces ‘give you the slightest pause’
During a congressional hearing on Sep. 27, House Judiciary Chairman Bob GoodlatteRobert (Bob) William GoodlatteNo documents? Hoping for legalization? Be wary of Joe Biden Press: Trump's final presidential pardon: himself USCIS chief Cuccinelli blames Paul Ryan for immigration inaction MORE (R-Va.) again raised these bipartisan concerns, including OLC conflicts of interest. On Dec. 11, incoming Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGOP senators say coronavirus deal dead until after election Tucker Carlson accuses Lindsey Graham of convincing Trump to talk to Woodward Trump courts Florida voters with moratorium on offshore drilling MORE (R-S.C.) signaled to Gambling Compliance that he thought that the 2011 OLC opinion was incorrect. … [Read more...] about DOJ opinion will help protect kids from dangers of online gambling
As the Texans and Chiefs locked arms, seven messages selected by the players flashed on the scoreboard: “We support equality. We must end racism. We believe in justice for all. We must end police brutality. We choose unconditional love. It takes all of us. We believe Black lives matter." … [Read more...] about Opinion: Kansas City fans told on themselves by booing NFL’s moment of unity
In the 1970s, the revelations helped produce consequences. Nixon resigned from office less than two months after the bestselling book was published. While the book ended without tying everything together, as the historian Doris Kearns Goodwin noted in her review, the House and the Senate as well as the courts moved swiftly to uncover the truth. In subsequent years, Congress passed a series of major reforms, including campaign finance laws and the creation of a special prosecutor that aimed to hold politicians more accountable (the statute expired in 1999 and Congress did not renew it). … [Read more...] about It’s hard to write a tell-all book when Trump is constantly telling on himself
"Literally the easiest thing to do [with repulsive content] is to remove it -- it's not an act of courage, solidarity or progress to do so," Rebecca Carroll, author of "Uncle Tom or New Negro?" and "Saving the Race," and host of WNYC's race and culture podcast "Come Through," told me. … [Read more...] about It turns out your favorite movie is racist. What now?