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What’s Wrong With Hillary?

(John Hinderaker) I will venture a prediction: by the end of President Trump’s first term, it will be obvious that Hillary Clinton’s health would not have permitted her to serve effectively as president, had she won the 2016 election. Hillary falls down and faints. She …

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President Trump at Annapolis

(Paul Mirengoff) Yesterday, President Trump addressed the graduating class at the U.S. Naval Academy. He told the incoming naval officers, “you are winners, you are warriors.” Trump praised the resolve of the U.S. armed forces and America’s achievements, stating: Our ancestors trounced an empire, tamed …

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Explicating “Crossfire Hurricane”

(Scott Johnson) The FBI’s operation “Crossfire Hurricane” seems to have been a counterintelligence investigation that sought Russian-related dirt on the Trump campaign. If any other dirt turned up, that would work too. The name of the operation came by way of the Rolling Stones’ “Jumpin’ …

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Andrew McCarthy recommends

(Scott Johnson) Responding to a message about his weekly NR column this morning, Andrew McCarthy writes: “Have a look at this thread. I don’t know who is behind this Undercover Huber account, but he clearly knows what he’s doing, and how FBI/DOJ work — gotta …

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The Week in Pictures: Trump Derangement Overdrive Edition

(Steven Hayward) Apparently the only thing worse than Trump meeting with Little Rocket Man is Trump not meeting with Little Rocket Man. Reminds me of how Democrats howled about how FBI director James Comey was a disgrace because he tanked Hillary 10 days before the …

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Behind the redactions, cont’d

(Scott Johnson) Kim Strassel supplements Eric Felten’s peek behind the redactions of the Strzok-Page text messages produced to Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley. In her Wall Wall Street Journal column “The real constitutional crisis” she also touches on several other related matters we have …

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Two misguided left-wing theories of housing discrimination collide

(Paul Mirengoff) The Washington Post reports on a suit in federal court alleging that policies instituted by the District of Columbia government to attract younger, more affluent professionals to poor, African-American neighborhoods discriminate against poor and working-class Blacks who have lived there for generations. The …

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The Final Year, Thank God

(Scott Johnson) Now playing on HBO is Greg Barker’s documentary The Final Year chronicling President Obama’s foreign-policy team during Obama’s last year in office. It gives us a fly-on-the-wall view of John Kerry, Samantha Power, and Ben Rhodes doing their job through election day and …

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The AP Is Scandalized: Trump Administration Doesn’t Buy Climate Extremism

(John Hinderaker) For eight years, Barack Obama’s EPA coordinated constantly with left-wing groups, in particular climate alarmists. One of his EPA administrators, Lisa Jackson, used an email address in her dog’s name to communicate with these groups, off the books. As far as I can …

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A Shocking Call For Diversity at Harvard

(John Hinderaker) Shocking because it comes from the editors of the Harvard Crimson, and because the diversity they call for is ideological. The context is the release of a report by Harvard’s Presidential Task Force on Inclusion and Belonging. The report, predictably, was all about …

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