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Is Trump’s Battle With Amazon Like Kennedy’s War With U.S. Steel? JFK thought U.S. Steel’s CEO reneged on a deal needed to keep the economy stable. Trump’s attacks on Amazon may really be about the Washington Post.
Trump and Alabama GOP Stick With an Embattled Roy Moore The state GOP could have kept Moore from getting any votes, and Trump could have possibly talked him into quitting. But neither is getting in his way.
Roy Moore’s Lawyer Is Just As Nutty As Roy Moore In a a sloppily drafted letter threatening legal action, and two inept TV appearances, Moore’s lawyer is managing to hurt his client’s case.
No, Sexual Abuse of Minors Isn’t a Plus for Alabama Voters Alabama’s patriarchal culture may provide some cover for sexual predators. But a more likely reason for sympathy for Roy Moore is hatred of the media.
Roy Moore Threatens to Sue Washington Post for Sexual-Misconduct Report He did not offer any timeframe for taking legal action, saying, “We’ve still got investigations going on.”
Moore Responds to Sexual Misconduct Allegations With Evasive Maneuvers Moore denies he committed crimes against teenage girls, but can’t or won’t deny creepy behavior, which undermines his credibility.
First Poll After Sexual-Misconduct Allegations Shows Moore, Jones Dead Even A survey in which 82 percent of respondents indicated they’d heard about the Post story involving Moore indicated he’s damaged but not doomed.
Only One Man Can Save the Alabama Senate Race for the GOP So long as Roy Moore stays in the race, there’s only one man who could beat him as a write-in. And it’s not Luther Strange.
The Mary-Joseph Defense and Other Strange Arguments From Roy Moore Loyalists Roy Moore is attacking his accusers, but his allies are offering some unusual religious and political excuses for sticking with him.
Roy Moore’s Troubles Could Open a Door to a Democratic Senate It’s early days, but allegations of predatory behavior by the Alabamian could reduce the GOP’s Senate margin to one vote.
Washington Post Critic Warns McDonald’s Sriracha-Kale Burger Is a ‘Cry for Help’ “The fast-food equivalent of watching your Dad sport rompers and pledge his undying love for Drake.”
Trump Accuses Amazon of Tax Avoidance, Bankrolling ‘Fake News’ The president implicitly threatens Jeff Bezos with higher taxes, for owning a newspaper that reports critically on the White House.
Report: Obama Tried to Stop Election Tampering, But Thought It Would Fail A new report suggests Obama knew about Putin’s intervention in the 2016 election and its aims, but didn’t move aggressively until it was too late.
a modest proposal
Bob Woodward on the Media “If there’s something that one of the candidates did that we learn about in somebody’s memoir in 20 years, that really was essential to understanding who they are — that means we failed, in my view.”
Erik Wemple on the Media “More so than the newspapers, more so than radio stations, more so than any other segment of the media, [networks] are tremendously allergic to on-the-record accountability.”
from the archives
Revisiting New York’s Watergate Series As the scandal crested, we imagined what it looked like.
Media Outlet Banned for Trying to Make Sense of Trump Remarks on Obama Donald Trump made rambling, innuendo-laden comments about President Obama’s reaction to the Orlando shootings. He’s banning the Washington Post from his events for trying to make sense of them.
early and awkward
10 Revelations From the Post’s Trump Interview In an interview with the paper’s editorial board, Trump unveiled his foreign-policy team, his views on nuclear weapons, and his glove size.
Washington Post Editor Says Hillary Clinton Shouts Too Much Weird how that’s not an issue the other candidates (male ones) have.
Memo: Don’t Worry, Your Co-workers Can’t See Your Underwear Washington Post staffers don’t have to fear upskirt photos.
Legendary Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee Dies at 93 He directed the Washington Post’s Watergate coverage, transforming both the paper and journalism.
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Ezra Klein May Leave the Washington Post Unveil a few drones and people think you’re made of money.
Washington Post Hacked Again Chinese hackers suspected this time.
Washington Post Issues a Very Ironic Correction On a story about reporters getting fired for mistakes.
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