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Fox Butterfield, is that you?

(Scott Johnson) James Taranto has moved on from his daily online Best of the Web column and his recurring documentation of New York Timesthink under the catchphrase “Fox Butterfield, is that you?” Butterfield was the Times reporter endlessly befuddled by, or indignant over, high incarceration …

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What Were the Russians Up To?

(Steven Hayward) John has offered his take on the Mueller news just below. Here’s my first pass at it: The indictment of 13 Russians handed down today by special prosecutor Robert Mueller is going to dominate the news cycle at least through the weekend and …

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Mueller Indicts Russians For 2016 Election Interference (Media Alert)

(John Hinderaker) Earlier today, Robert Mueller indicted thirteen Russian citizens and three Russian entities in connection with their activities concerning the 2016 election. I will be on the Howie Carr Show in Boston at 4:35 Eastern to talk about the indictment. You can listen at …

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It’s Not Too Late To Be a VIP

(John Hinderaker) This evening at 5:30 Pacific, 7:30 Central and 8:30 Eastern, we will do a live YouTube show for Power Line VIPs. As Joe explained, this is an “ask us anything” event. We got a lot of great questions from VIPs, and I’m guessing …

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On Guns, a Cost-ly Mistake by Slow Joe

(Steven Hayward) I don’t watch Morning Joe on MSNBC, partly because why would any sensible person do so, but also because I imagine the Saturday Night Live spoofs of Joe and Mika groping each other on camera is probably accurate in at least one sense: …

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Losing my religion

(Scott Johnson) Our robed masters have really made their presence felt on the lower federal courts in their treatment of President Trump’s three so-called Muslim travel ban orders. The Supreme Court will have the final word and it is in light of the Court’s prospective …

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CIA: Public can’t see classified info given to favored reporters

(Paul Mirengoff) Earlier this week, the CIA filed a brief in federal court arguing that it can selectively release classified information to trusted journalists while withholding the same information from other citizens who request it through open records laws. As Will Racke reports for the …

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Thoughts from the ammo line

(Scott Johnson) Ammo Grrrll is pretty sure that it’s all about RECRUITING NEW DEMOCRATS. She writes: The summer of my junior year of high school, my boyfriend arranged for us to see The Smothers Brothers at the Grandstand Show at the Minnesota State Fair. They …

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Did Russia Waste Its Money on the 2016 Election?

(Steven Hayward) There’s an old joke that half of all advertising spending is wasted; the problem for the marketing department is determining which half. The Madison Avenue ad agencies depend on no one ever being able to figure this puzzle out because their business model …

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Premature Observations on the Parkland School Shootings

(John Hinderaker) As Steve said this morning, it is pretty much pointless to comment on mass shooting events before the facts are known. But that hasn’t stopped liberals from going into full hysteria mode, as they always do. And perhaps the dust has settled enough …

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