The GameStop Rally Exposed the Perils of ‘Meme Populism’
Reddit’s short squeeze was not a populist challenge to the tyranny of finance capital — it just played one on CNBC.
A Moderate Biden Presidency Needs a Democratic Senate
Republican moderates are powerless under McConnell.
Trump Fraud Inquiries Include Write-offs to Ivanka: Report
New York authorities subpoenaed the president’s business for records concerning his eldest daughter.
Tucker Carlson: We Lost Only Copy of Documents Nailing Biden
Maybe see if a Canadian girlfriend from summer camp stole them?
NBA Players Reportedly Decide To Resume Playoffs: Updates
It’s not yet clear when play will resume, but Thursday’s playoff games have also been postponed.
The NBA Strike Is Jarring. That’s The Point.
A work stoppage was a completely reasonable — and courageous — reaction to the chaos going on outside basketball’s bubble.
Why Trump’s Convention Gets Away With Violating Hatch Act
When Al Gore almost violated the Hatch Act, it was a scandal for years.
Yale Professor Jed Rubenfeld Suspended For Sexual Harassment
The university found he had harassed students over decades. Rubenfeld says, “I became a target of people making false allegations.”
GOP Won’t Have 2020 Platform, Pledges Undying Trump Support
The RNC admits that the Republican Party is just a personality cult.
What We Know About Trump’s New ‘Executive Orders’
President Trump’s new ‘executive orders’ on unemployment insurance, eviction protection, student loan relief, and payroll taxes are more likely to prompt a constitutional crisis than provide economic relief to Americans struggling under COVID-19.
U.S. Intelligence Says Republicans Are Working With Russia to Reelect Trump
The collusion is happening in plain sight.
Two People Linked to Kanye West’s Campaign Have Ties to GOP
A 2020 Republican National Convention delegate from Vermont who is pledged to Donald Trump and a longtime GOP operative have both been connected to Kanye West’s presidential campaign.
2 GOP Senators Oppose Filling Supreme Court Vacancy In 2020
Meanwhile, Democrats threaten to expand the court if McConnell doesn’t honor the rule he set in 2016.
Kanye West Is Trying To Get On The Ballot In Wisconsin
Kanye West’s unorthodox 2020 presidential campaign is collecting signatures to get on the ballot in Wisconsin, Ohio, Arkansas, and West Virginia, but his campaign’s earlier efforts in Illinois and New Jersey may not survive legal scrutiny.
Trump And The GOP Establishment Are Falling Out Of Love
As Donald Trump’s odds of reelection dwindle, the marriage of convenience between the reality star and the conservative movement elite is starting to fray. If Republicans decide Trump is goner, that could influence the coronavirus relief bill.
Shooting at Judge Esther Salas’s N.J. Home: What We Know
The son of federal Judge Esther Salas was killed in New Jersey on Sunday by an anti-feminist activist, Roy Den Hollander, who has since been found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Facebook Still Doesn’t Get It
A lead organizer of the ad boycott targeting the company discusses why its response has been so discouraging.
What Happens If a Presidential Nominee Contracts COVID-19?
If an actual or presumptive presidential nominee (like Biden or Trump) gets sick with coronavirus and is disabled or dies, there are party and constitutional provisions for securing a replacement, though it all depends on timing.