President TrumpDonald John TrumpTed Cruz, longtime fan of 'The Princess Bride,' swipes at cast members' plans to reunite to raise money for Democrats Trump casts wide net in Labor Day press conference Biden vows to be 'strongest labor president you've ever had' MORE on Tuesday moved to block oil and gas drilling off the coasts of Florida, Georgia and South Carolina until mid-2032, a decade longer than drilling is currently delayed off Florida’s Gulf Coast. … [Read more...] about Trump extends Florida offshore drilling pause, expands it to Georgia, South Carolina
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Let one example stand for zillions: the time evenhanded Ezra Klein scoured and scoured Ryan's 2012 vice presidential acceptance speech, worried he'd be seen as unfair if he ran an article by one of his colleagues that found only one true statement in the entire text—but was forced to admit that even that one statement was an exaggeration: "Even the definition of 'true' that we're using is loose. 'Legitimate' might be a better word.... Ryan's claims weren't even arguably true." … [Read more...] about Why Is Clinton Playing Nice With Republicans Like Ryan?
On Sept. 13, 2000, Apple released Mac OS X Public Beta, the first public release of OS X to include the Dock. It was also the first to feature the unprecedented eye candy that was the Aqua interface. It marked the beginning of a new era for Mac, and one we’re still living in 20 years later. … [Read more...] about 20 Years Later: How the Mac OS X Public Beta Saved the Mac
What’s most impressive, however, is the way Riley negotiates an audacious tonal shift that sees Sorry to Bother You drift casually from acerbic humour into something altogether more bizarre. After a skin-crawling sequence in which Cassius is forced to “Rap! Rap! Rap!” by a roomful of drunk white partygoers, the narrative takes an O Lucky Man!-style left turn, unexpectedly recalling the cross-generic shuntings of Brian Yuzna’s seminal socio-economic comic-shocker Society. … [Read more...] about Sorry to Bother You review – Boots Riley finds soul-selling comedy gold
As ambassador, Darroch had to sell Brexit to his American interlocutors, regardless of personal feeling. He told them it was going well, even though it wasn’t. He describes the 18 months up until May’s resignation as the hardest of his career. Meanwhile, the spectre of Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation hung over the White House – a place of leaks, medieval court politics and what Darroch describes as Game of Thrones-style feuding. … [Read more...] about Collateral Damage by Kim Darroch review – insulted by Trump, abandoned by Johnson