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Bob Cohn
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Robinson Meyer Jan 17
Our March cover story is out. I imagine some won’t read it because of the headline—and if so, I’d ask you to reconsider. For me, at least, it’s a model of political argument: scrupulously fair, deeply informed, and generous to many different value systems.
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Guy Raz Jan 17
There have been times in recent years (ie: articles by Ta-Nehisi Coates) when broke open important discussions that needed to be opened--whether you agree or not. Here's their latest (worth reading)
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Bob Cohn Jan 16
Bill Barr is a pillar of the legal establishment who venerates the independence of the Justice Dept. Which raises just one question for :
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Bob Cohn Jan 14
Sometimes you do need a scorecard to track what's happening. No. 28 Tweeting the wisdom of Mussolini No. 26: Helping the Saudis cover up a murder No. 11 Throwing paper towels at Puerto Ricans No. 2 "Very fine people on both sides"
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Bob Cohn Jan 7
"Alaska’s geography, demographics and can-do spirit make it uniquely fit for salvaging roadkill."
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Bob Cohn Jan 7
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Bob Cohn Jan 7
DC taxi driver on the impact of shutdown: “It’s one thing after another—Uber then Lyft then Trump.”
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Bob Cohn Jan 3
Here's an overview of some of the great journalism that teams did in 2018.
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Eric Lipton Jan 2
As of Thursday, DOD will be run by a former senior Boeing executive. EPA is run by a former coal lobbyist. HHS is run by a former pharmaceutical lobbyist. And Interior will be run by a former oil-industry lobbyist. Welcome to 2019.
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Jay Rosen Dec 31
Somebody asked so I am answering. Here is the best article I read this year.
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Bob Cohn Dec 25
My daughter believed until an episode of Glee ruined it when she was 12. Trump fields a few calls on the NORAD Santa tracker line and says to a 7-year-old boy: "Are you still a believer in Santa Claus? Cuz at 7 it's marginal, right?"
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Bob Cohn Dec 24
An only-at-a-Washington-holiday-party moment:
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Stephanie Ruhle Dec 23
Our governent is shut down & federal workers are going WITHOUT PAY, meanwhile Treasury Secretary is playing golf on the beach on Cabo San Lucas with full SECRET SERVICE DETAIL. HOW DOES THAT WORK? (I’m pretty sure he is not there to collect payment for the wall)
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Bob Cohn Dec 20
Note that in his resignation letter, Mattis underscores the importance of alliances and observes that Russia and China possess strategic interests "increasingly at odds with ours."
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john r stanton Dec 19
A 6 yo asylum seeker nearly died of cardiac arrest in Nov. after having been taken into custody by CBP. A 5 month old is being treated for pneumonia after being held in a CBP “icebox” cell. A 7 yo died in CBP custody. Those are just the ones we’ve learned about the last 10 days
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Bob Cohn Dec 14
The are taking care of basics at their Manhattan hotel before the game.
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Bob Cohn Dec 14
The seeds of GOP corruption go back decades, writes George Packer in his first piece as staff writer.
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Bob Cohn Dec 12
Comparing Mike Pence’s motionless performance to a guard in front of Buckingham Palace, says it was “almost taxidermist.”
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Bob Cohn Dec 10
Obama chief of staff says Trump doesn't really want a chief. (Trivia note: Angelo Dundee was Muhammad Ali's celebrated trainer/cornerman.)
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Bob Cohn Dec 7
One question I have about last night's timeline re CNN bomb threat: Did the president know about the incident when he tweeted at 10:08 pm: "FAKE NEWS - THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE," or was it just serendipitous in the worst way?
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