U.S. Officials ‘at a Fucking Loss’ Over Latest Russia Sell Out

U.S. Officials ‘at a Fucking Loss’ Over Latest Russia Sell Out
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July 18, 2018 at 05:52PM
via My Reading List: Unread https://thedailybeast.com/us-officials-at-a-fucking-loss-over-latest-russia-sell-out?ref=home

«“By failing to reject the idea out of hand – immediately and forcefully – Trump signaled that absolutely nothing is off limits when it comes to Putin. And just as shocking, he’s willing to play Putin’s brand of ball, in which the world is purely transactional and lives are expendable.”»

The GOP Really Needs Mueller’s Report

The GOP Really Needs Mueller’s Report
By Martin Longman

July 18, 2018 at 05:40PM
via Washington Monthly https://washingtonmonthly.com/2018/07/18/the-gop-really-needs-muellers-report/

«Maybe that sounds like hyperbole, but there’s a reason we took the actions we did at the conclusion of World War Two, and if we lose the Western Alliance and democratic countries lose the cohesiveness and unity needed to fight against nuclear proliferation and for human rights and conflict resolution, then the risks can not be overstated.»

This (the article, not my pullquote) is smart. But this isn’t the reason most people are saying Mueller should finish up soon…

Every Republican Has a Choice: Their Country, or Trump

Every Republican Has a Choice: Their Country, or Trump
By James Fallows

July 16, 2018 at 12:40PM
via The Atlantic http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/theatlantic/TZRn/~3/oTVaZRqRnrc/

«But never before have I seen an American president consistently, repeatedly, publicly, and shockingly advance the interests of another country over those of his own government and people.

Trump himself manifestly cannot help himself. This is who he is.»