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Today on The Editors, Rich, Michael, Jim, and Maddy discuss the allegations being leveled at Governor Cuomo, Trump’s CPAC speech, and the uproar over some of Dr. Seuss’s books. Listen below, or subscribe to this podcast on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, or Spotify. Your browser does not support the HTML5 Audio element. Members of the
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President Joe Biden withdrew the nomination of Neera Tanden to his Cabinet after several Democratic senators said they could not support her over toxic tweets against Republicans and progressives. The major defeat for the Biden administration was first reported by the Washington Post. A statement from Tanden, the head of the Center for American Progress,
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Outgoing Washington Post executive editor Martin Baron claimed the Post has no “ideological attachment” to the Democrats. But the front of Tuesday’s Style section had a splashy article headlined “The cachet of having Jill Biden as a customer.” The paper that now touts merchants getting thrills up their leg for a Jill Biden visit is the
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Women’s groups that backed sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh have stayed silent as two former staffers to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accuse him of sexual harassment. Advocacy groups clamored to support Christine Blasey Ford in September 2018 when she accused Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in high school. Groups
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Crowds gather outside the U.S. Capitol for the “Stop the Steal” rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Photo by Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images) Does all this talk about “insurrection” and domestic terrorism, or calls to apply counterinsurgency tactics to the American people in peacetime, strike you as a little irresponsible? What are you, a
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Joe Biden evaded questions about the border crisis on Tuesday and shuffled away as reporters shouted questions. Biden delivered remarks on the Coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday as his babysitter Kamala lurked in the background. “Did you receive a briefing about the border today?” a reporter asked Biden after he finished his presser. “Uhhhh. Yes I
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Amir Dan Rubin David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images A congressional committee overseeing the Covid-19 crisis has opened an investigation into concierge health-care provider One Medical over reports that it gave vaccine shots to family and friends of executives and to wealthy clients who weren’t yet eligible in their states. Rep. James Clyburn,
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In the 1930s when Adolf Hitler and the Nazis were busy cleansing Germany of all Jewish “influences,” they paid particular attention to the sciences — academic disciplines that Jews around the world have excelled in. They ended up destroying physics, chemistry, biology, and other sciences by creating “German physics,” “German chemistry,” and “German biology.” Predictably,
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That will certainly put a hole in the *ahem* alternate theories of events surrounding the January 6 riot/attack on Capitol Hill. The FBI has developed hundreds of cases against its perpetrators, Christopher Wray testified in the Senate this morning, some of whom have connections to white supremacy movements or militias. None so far, however, have
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Former CIA Director John Brennan said Monday that he’s “increasingly embarrassed to be a white male these days.” MSNBC analyst and former Sen. Claire McCaskill said during a panel segment on “Deadline: White House” Monday that she’s “never seen so many whiny white men calling themselves victims” until the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC).
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I wrote today on the home page about my Mom and Alzheimer’s disease: . . . I’ve come to believe that this crushing disease does not, during almost all its progression, achieve as complete a victory as it might seem. It takes away so much. The ability to live independently. The ability to talk. And
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The president of the United Teachers of Los Angeles blasted California’s school reopening plan Monday, characterizing an element of it as “a recipe for propagating structural racism” — and also called out “white, wealthy parents” for “driving the push” to reopen schools too soon. What are the details? UTLA President Cecily Myart-Cruz uttered her words
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) slammed the New York Police Department for deploying its new robotic dog in the Bronx, suggesting that the $75,000 new crime-fighting tech is wasteful and its existence racist. The democratic socialist “Squad” leader criticized the NYPD’s “Digidog” after it was deployed to respond to a home invasion last week, saying that
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CNN this morning mocked former First Lady Melania Trump for not publicly revealing that she and her husband received coronavirus vaccinations in January before leaving the White House. When New Day co-host John Berman complained out loud “how many lives could have been saved” if President Trump had revealed their vaccinations and promoted vaccinations to Americans, fellow
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CNN’s Chris “Fredo” Cuomo kicked off Monday’s Prime Time by finally addressing his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s (D) multiple sexual harassment allegations, just in time for a third young woman to accuse him of unwanted sexual advances. The announcement? That he’s not going to be covering any of the allegations against him. Two weeks
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A group of moms calling themselves “Guerilla Momz” have released a video of Matt Meyer, Berkeley Federation of Teachers President, taking his own child to in-person private school while public school kids in his district sit at home. Parents are fed up with teachers’ unions refusing to open schools and now they’re doing something about
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President Joe Biden speaks at the White House in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2021. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) It’s not that surprising that the Washington Post, the paper that employed Jamal Khashoggi, would be particularly disappointed with the Biden administration’s half-a-loaf punishment of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman. The Biden administration has publicly
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Popular streaming platform Twitch apologized after a wave of online outrage from transgender activists and their allies over their use of the term “womxn.” “While we originally wanted to use a word that acknowledges the shortcoming of gender-binary language, after hearing directly from you, including members of the LGBTQIA+ community on Twitch, we will be
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