Trump's response to attacks he thinks were by Muslims is sweeping condemnation and a link to his policies. Attacks targeting Muslims? Religion isn't even mentioned.


Trump keeps saying he has 52 percent approval overall and 93 percent from Republicans. The former comes from one poll in February -- and the latter, it seems, from a CPAC poll in February 2018.


As Mick Mulvaney was telling Fox News that Trump didn't need to publicly denounce anti-Muslim rhetoric, Trump was tweeting about how Jeanine Pirro was unjustly taken off the air following her anti-Muslim rhetoric.


Friday

Fri, 5:25 pm

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Trump, who called for a ban on Muslim migrants because of a small group of people, doesn't think a 'small group' of white nationalists are much of a problem.

If that's even what happened in New Zealand, he added.


Fri, 3:24 pm

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Perhaps you read the Reuters report about Beto and hacking and were a bit befuddled. Allow me to explain how the pre-internet worked.


Fri, 11:48 am

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Beto was a hacker, completing the '90s slacker trifecta with "skater" and "band member."


Fri, 11:36 am

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Trump spent one tweet lamenting the mass murder of Muslims and four tweets lamenting the treatment of himself. By offering broadly false arguments, mind you.


Fri, 10:43 am

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Enticing disaffected young men worried about their culture through social media to acts of violence: Islamic State or far-right racists?


Thursday

Thu, 4:40 pm

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The Senate vote against Trump's emergency declaration was worse for Trump than the top-line number looks.


Thu, 3:08 pm

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We need to reevaluate Trump's shoot-someone-on-Fifth-Avenue comment to recognize that many of his supporters would called the ensuing murder trial biased.


Thu, 1:37 pm

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Americans like to proclaim that they are independents, but most independents are just more moderate partisans.


Thu, 11:48 am

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The way Peter Strzok and Lisa Page described the infamous 'insurance policy' tweet to congressional investigators ... makes sense.


Thu, 10:14 am

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As Beto becomes the 97th Democrat to jump into the 2020 race, a reminder that four years ago right now there were *no* formally announced major candidates.


Wednesday

Wed, 5:42 pm

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Howard Schultz fleshed out his presidential ideas and they are remarkably similar to his 2012 write-on-coffee-cups plan for fixing government: Getting along for the sake of getting along.


Wed, 2:30 pm

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Team Trump has now amassed two-and-a-half presidential terms of prison time.


Wed, 1:21 pm

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At the same time that Manafort's lawyer was reminding nearby microphones that NO COLLUSION, Manhattan's DA filed new charges possibly making any Trump pardon moot.


Wed, 12:09 pm

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Felt compelled to rise to the defense of the First Lady, the media and Photoshop.


Wed, 9:47 am

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Since the beginning of 2014, there have been 134 executions in the United States. 131 of them were in red states.


Tuesday

Tue, 8:31 pm

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The slow evolution of New York City over the past 400 years.


Tue, 3:20 pm

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Fox News' audience is probably less monolithically Republican than you think.


Tue, 12:01 pm

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I don't understand why it takes an average of eight minutes for Trump to finish a thought he's started on Twitter.


Tue, 10:06 am

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Trump's obsession with appearing to win is obviously a personality trait. But it's also clearly something he sees as politically important -- for good reason.


Monday

Mar 11, 6:16 pm

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Trump's bragging about the record number of people working over the weekend excluded three bits of context:

- It's not actually a record right now.

- It's in part a function of population growth.

- That growth is in part a function of immigration.


Mar 11, 3:36 pm

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An interesting detail from Monmouth's new poll: Only half of Sanders 2016 primary voters plan to vote for him this time around.


Mar 11, 12:45 pm

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Two recent news reports about the influence of people at Mar-a-Lago should remind us of how unusual it is for the president to spend so much time fraternizing with clients of his private business.


Mar 11, 11:24 am

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Trump called Apple's Tim Cook "Tim Apple" because, he said, it saved him time. Here's how much time he saved.


Mar 11, 9:46 am

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The guy who negotiated the hush-money deal for Stormy Daniels agrees with Cohen and the feds: It was meant to influence the election.


Friday

Mar 8, 4:41 pm

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Area Man Says No Collusion. I was going to do a dog-bites-man thing with this, but it didn't really work.


Mar 8, 3:36 pm

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I'm bearish on Biden.


Mar 8, 12:54 pm

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If Trump's entire presidency were a week, he'd have gone without a named communications director for two full days.


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