Have you toured the new KGB Espionage Museum down on West 14th Street? I just did — sort of — via Russ Baker’s report.
Remember when the KGB was our enemy?
Steve Israel writes in The Hill:
. . . But if there is one damning conclusion of the Mueller report that ought to unite the left and the right it is this:
Russia meddled in our democracy.
The summary by President Trump’s own appointed attorney general reflects that the Mueller investigation has laid-out a clear and comprehensive case of such Russian meddling. That case has been backed up by multiple indictments.
President Trump has said that “it is a shame that our country had to go through this. It’s a shame that your president has had to go through this.”
No, Mr. President. The Mueller investigation revealed that a strong adversary opposed to our strength and influence in the world did, in fact, embark on a massive effort to sway our presidential election.
The job of a president is to protect and defend the Constitution, not to complain about the inconvenience of it all. . . .
Have you got an iPhone? Here are some tips. (Mark Jansen already shared his hold-down-the-space-bar-to-turn-the-keyboard-into-a-trackpad tip. These are more extensive.)
And this point of personal privilege: My dad, who died in 1983, would have turned 100 today. A man of exceptional talent and integrity. How lucky were my brother and I to have had such amazing, loving parents. And what a century it has been. I wish he’d gotten to see a lot more of it.
Quote of the Day
A black man voting for the Republicans makes about as much sense as a chicken voting for Col. Sanders.~James Baldwin, Nobody Knows My Name
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