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  • The Right’s “Respectable” Rioters

    Adam Serwer writing at The Atlantic: The Capitol Rioters Weren’t ‘Low Class’. They were business owners, CEOs, state legislators, police officers, active and retired service members, real-estate brokers, stay-at-home dads, and, I assume, some Proud Boys. The mob that breached the Capitol last week at President Donald Trump’s exhortation, hoping to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, was full of what you might call “respectable people.” They left dozens of Capitol Police...

    kottke.org
  • Intelligence official 'disappointed' after ouster by Trump

    The ousted inspector general of the intelligence community says he is “disappointed and saddened” that President Donald Trump has fired him

    The Independent
  • Trump appointees pressure Census for report on undocumented

    U.S. Census Bureau statisticians are under significant pressure from Trump political appointees to figure out who in the U.S. is in the country illegally

    The Independent