Transcribing and translating Trump's crib sheet for his post-"go back" tweet press appearance.


So after Trump today waved off concern about white nationalists agreeing with him, what comes next? A Charlottesville-esque walkback? Or pointed silence?


Trump railed against Omar, AOC et al as un-American. OK. So here's a quiz: Who offered this criticism of the U.S., Trump or one of the four Democrats?


Trump's campaign was powered by xenophobia, opposition to "political correctness" and heightening the concerns of white Americans. It was also, we were told, "Trump being Trump."


Sunday

Sun, 3:26 pm

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Trump has a lot more immigrants in his immediate family than does Ocasio-Cortez.


Friday

Fri, 4:23 pm

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You know how the president gives a speech each week that airs on the radio? Yeah, Trump hasn't done it in a year and you probably didn't even notice.


Fri, 3:18 pm

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If you aren't totally clear on how Trump's push for drawing district lines based on the voting eligible population aids Republicans, I made some graphics.


Fri, 11:58 am

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Trump blamed a Twitter conspiracy for tamping down his retweets. The actual problem? The more he's tweeted this year, the fewer retweets he's getting.


Fri, 9:35 am

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Rush Limbaugh claimed on "Fox and Friends" that Obama took the citizenship question off the Census. Guess what! He's entirely wrong.


Thursday

Thu, 4:16 pm

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This is partly a look at the numbers behind undocumented immigration but also a look at how the fluky hearing notification process could have led to some deportation orders.


Thu, 12:54 pm

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Pelosi's among the more liberal Democrats in the House, though she's grown a lot closer to the average.


Thu, 9:28 am

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Trump's lengthy Twitter thread about the social media summit is a good microcosm of the summit itself: Baseless complaints, factual issues and a celebration of Trump.


Wednesday

Wed, 2:09 pm

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A critical effect of the "Access Hollywood" tape was that it reinforced to Trump that his shoot-someone-on-Fifth-Avenue instincts were correct.


Wed, 12:02 pm

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The irony of the White House deplatforming a supporter who otherwise would be at its event complaining about Trump supporters being deplatformed.


Wed, 9:29 am

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As Tucker Carlson was ranting that Ilhan Omar hated America and was a "fire alarm" about the dangers of immigration, Megan Rapinoe was on CNN arguing for a better, more inclusive America.


Tuesday

Tue, 11:01 pm

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Mid-century crime scene photos from LA.


Tue, 5:33 pm

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Pelosi's "Make America White Again" line about the Census got at two sometimes overlapping motivations among Trump supporters.


Tue, 3:58 pm

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The Federal Reserve's great data repository added figures on wealth distribution. It's a reminder both W and Obama oversaw gains among the richest American households.


Tue, 2:25 pm

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If Trump's eagerness to insult someone is a measure of his irritation with them, he's rarely been as annoyed as he is about Britain's ambassador.


Tue, 11:21 am

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That Isikoff report linking the Seth Rich conspiracies to Russia includes important new details -- but not ones about Russia.


Tue, 9:53 am

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William Barr is content with having his own narrative about Mueller's report as the prevailing one, and claims not to understand the use of Mueller himself weighing in.


Monday

Jul 8, 7:18 pm

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The British ambassador didn't say much that Trump doesn't hear from the media or voters who oppose him. Unlike them, though, he's in a position where Trump has leverage over him.


Jul 8, 2:40 pm

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Trump is scheduled to celebrate his administration's environmental successes this afternoon, hours after a storm and flooding that mirror what scientists say a warming climate will bring to D.C.


Jul 8, 1:32 pm

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Most voters told our pollsters that they view Trump's behavior as unpresidential. A fifth of that group approves of the job he's doing anyway -- and would vote for him over Biden by a 2-to-1 margin.


Jul 8, 10:07 am

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Trump claims to have seen AOC on cable TV and predicted her primary victory. Yeah, no.


Friday

Jul 5, 4:23 pm

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The amount of paper that will be printed for the Census is more than enough to cover the entirety of D.C.


Jul 5, 2:46 pm

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The future of the United States wasn't exemplified by the rally and fireworks in D.C. yesterday. It was exemplified by the lack of fireworks in Anchorage, Alaska.


Jul 5, 11:22 am

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Congrats to Democratic primary front-runner Sen. I. Dont Noe.


Jul 5, 9:38 am

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The problem isn't the Revolutionary War airports. The problem is the unwillingness to acknowledge even tiny little mistakes.


Wednesday

Jul 3, 3:30 pm

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Some interesting new polling on how the parties view patriotism.


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