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  • Spiro Agnew Was Donald Trump Before Donald Trump

    Thomas Alan Schwartz Politics, Americas Agnew demonstrated the vulnerability of mass media to populist attacks, firing some of the first shots in a culture war that persists to this day. Americans witnessed an unprecedented event 50 years ago: live television coverage on all three national networks of a speech by the vice president of the United States. Speeches by vice presidents never received such attention. But the address on Nov. 13, 1969, by Vice President Spiro T. Agnew to the Midwest...

    The National Interest
  • Donald Trump is being used on Twitter. That should alarm everyone.

    Maybe giving the U.S. president unfettered and relatively unregulated access to Twitter was a terrible idea? A Saturday morning report from the New York Times comes with the chilling takeaway that savvy social media users outside the U.S. are gaming President Donald Trump's Twitter habits. It's an alarming prospect for anyone who treasures America's continued independence – including the famously controlling president himself. Trump's habit of retweeting ideas he agrees with has strengthened the...

  • Donald Trump Jr.’s Appearance on The View Went Just as You’d Expect an Appearance From Donald Trump Jr. on The View to Go

    During Thursday’s broadcast, Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle‘s appearance on The View got predictably heated. When co-host Joy Behar announced their appearance last week, the audience audibly gasped. Thursday’s in-studio guests were even more vocal. President Trump’s oldest son and the former Fox News host were booked on the show to promote

  • Jane Fonda: The Sooner Donald Trump Is Gone, The Better For The Environment

    "We can’t solve the problem when we have elected officials who are paid by the fossil fuel industry."