Morning Reads for Friday, August 18, 2017

Y’all. It’s been a week. And a half.

TGIF.

For your enjoyment, here’s a complete hodgepodge of headlines.

 

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A speculative Obi Wan movie just doesn’t get the heart pounding. The big question is still: Who is Rey’s mother?!

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Dave Bearse

The Economist: – Donald Trump has no grasp of what it means to be president https://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21726696-u-turns-self-regard-and-equivocation-are-not-what-it-takes-donald-trump-has-no-grasp-what-it?fsrc=scn/tw/te/bl/ed/donaldtrumphasnograspofwhatitmeanstobepresident . “Mr. Trump’s inept politics stem from a moral failure. Some counter-demonstrators were indeed violent, and Mr. Trump could have included harsh words against them somewhere in his remarks. But to equate the protest and the counter-protest reveals his shallowness. Video footage shows marchers carrying fascist banners, waving torches, brandishing sticks and shields, chanting “Jews will not replace us.” Footage of the counter-demonstration mostly shows average citizens shouting down their opponents. And they were right to do so: white supremacists and neo-Nazis yearn for… Read more »

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Dave Bearse

What’s next after the long debunked Pershing story, Trump saying he’s like Washington who couldn’t tell a lie about chopping a cheery tree?

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Dave Bearse

“Not a single member of Trump’s Evangelical Council has resigned. We have learned corporate America has a greater moral compass. So so sad.” — Mathew Dowd tweet 16 Aug 2017
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“If we’re going to denounce some racism, we ought to denounce all racism, and I believe that was the point the President was making,” Robert Jeffress, pastor of First Baptist Church of Dallas told CBN.
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Falwell gushed he was “so proud” of Trump’s “bold, truthful” statement about Charlottesville.

Noway2016
Noway2016

Don’t y’all worry, Bannon won’t “intend” to break any laws if he lets a little bit of classified info slip!!
http://thehill.com/policy/cybersecurity/347206-bannons-security-clearance-a-challenge-outside-the-white-house-experts

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