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For a Syria plan, listen to Mike Flynn

A week after President Trump’s second strike on Syria, US policy is back to Square One. Trump still wants to exit as soon as possible, and his advisers are still trying to convince him that would be a disaster. Trump’s first national security adviser, Michael …

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Don’t make the Bull follow the Girl

It looks like Wall Street’s two opposing statuary icons, “Charging Bull” and “Fearless Girl,” are going to remain a matched pair at a new location — simply because Mayor Bill de Blasio wants it that way. And never mind the rights of one of the …

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Little Rocket Man blinks

North Korea announced late Friday that it’s stopping all nuke tests and ICBM launches. Is Pyongyang really getting ready to fold? The move followed word from South Korea that Kim Jong-un won’t insist on a withdrawal of all US forces in his coming nuclear negotiations …

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The ‘not-line’ sums up how de Blasio really rolls

The hotline that proved to be a “not-line” pretty much sums up Mayor Bill de Blasio’s approach to governing: all show, no attention to delivery. Last year, first lady Chirlane McCray proudly announced a new city hotline for victims of sex-trafficking or those who witness …

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Yes, taxpayer money is going to fund WFP activism

After the Working Families Party endorsed Cynthia Nixon, Gov. Cuomo is said to have threatened the funding of nonprofit groups allied with his political enemy. According to WFP leader Bill Lipton, Cuomo told labor leaders they could “lose his number” if they continue to donate …

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Dems’ Stormy Daniels problem and other comments

Political scribe: Dems’ Stormy Daniels Problem James Comey, Stormy Daniels and Michael Cohen “represent an inescapable threat to Republicans” come November’s midterm elections, suggests Ronald Brownstein at The Atlantic. But they also “pose a challenge for Democrats, too.” Because the intense media attention they attract …

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Notice where Jim Comey doesn’t care about the truth

James Comey’s new book has occasioned a good deal of discussion about truth and lies and integrity. Although “A Higher Loyalty” is a brisk read with much to recommend it, the central message about how and why truth matters is one that I find troubling. …

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Why has the Republican Congress given up on doing anything?

If Republicans aren’t losing their congressional majority this coming fall, they are doing a good job of acting like it. Dozens of Republicans are leaving the House in an epic exodus, and last week Paul Ryan said he is resigning as House speaker at the …

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Cuomo steps up against New York’s failing sex-trafficking laws

We’re glad to hear Gov. Cuomo pledge to back long-stalled efforts to toughen New York’s sex-trafficking laws — and look forward to his trademark all-hands push to make it happen. This week’s horrifying Post exposés of underage trafficking flagged the embarrassing fact that New York …

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For Women’s March organizers, Starbucks still isn’t PC enough

Starbucks just can’t seem to win: It has gone all-out to grovel after the Philadelphia incident, yet it’s still getting hit for not being PC enough. The company is launching mass sensitivity training for employees, and one group it’s asked to help is the Anti-Defamation …

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