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Jack Shafer
Politico columnist. Formerly Reuters, Slate, SFWeekly, , Inquiry. Email list: RSS:
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Josh Dawsey 2h
Inside Trump's Macron meeting: He clashed with the French leader on trade and said he was not looking forward to meeting with Angela Merkel, who he does not like. But he showed openness to Paris Accord and a new Middle East strategy. Our story:
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Jack Shafer 4h
Replying to @TimothyNoah1
You are marked for death.
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Jack Shafer 4h
Entyvio is the CNN drug of the day.
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Jack Shafer 6h
Ida B. Wells, "Lynch Law in America," 1900
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Jamiles Lartey 6h
“She should be a household name," Michelle Duster says of her great-grandmother and antilynching crusader Ida B Wells-Barnett. "People need to know who she was, and she's not just African-American history. She is American history." Photo by
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Jack Shafer 6h
When says, "Who cares?" it's an argument.
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Jack Shafer 6h
Unfortunately, the subtweet was not meant for .
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Jack Shafer 7h
"When you outrage people, they soon come to think that's your job." --Nicholas von Hoffman, 1976
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Jack Shafer 8h
"Who cares?" is not an argument.
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Jack Shafer 8h
Leon Wieseltier takes callers' questions on C-SPAN, 1986.
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Jack Shafer 8h
"In reality it was Scocca, and Gawker, who made the story safe for Buress to talk about [Cosby]."
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Tom Wright 11h
Prediction/ wild guess: Trump will visit Moscow on July 15/16. He is in London on the 13th. Putin will invite him to attend the World Cup Final in Moscow two days later and he will accept.
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Jack Shafer 9h
What do you make of 's body language? It's like he's unhappy to be there.
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Richard Stengel 14h
Trump's repeated use of the word "treat" with media. "NBC treats me terribly." "Fox treats me well." He thinks he's a guest at a party. His use of "treat" is a fundamental misapprehension of journalism. News organizations do not "treat" people well or badly. They cover them.
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Jack Shafer 9h
This is worse than the worst podcast.
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Josh Dawsey 12h
Scott Pruitt admits what we reported earlier this month. He was aware of raises for two aides and approved them. He had lied on Fox News.
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Jack Shafer 12h
L’Etat of the Union, by
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Fred Campbell 12h
How did we go from “don’t let giant companies block internet content” to “we want social media to block internet content”?
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Maggie Haberman 13h
Trump aides fought for months to keep him from doing what he did this morning/the thing that makes him happiest - just calling Fox and Friends and talking as if it was one of his private conversations.
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Jack Shafer 13h
This doesn't end well.
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