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  1. interesting times
    Why Boris Johnson’s Awful Start Could Still End in Tory Triumph and Hard BrexitEven with all the questionable moves, he still has a lot of political advantages over his opponents.
  2. the wall
    Trump Can’t Stop Talking About His Border Wall Designs: ReportTrump used to wake Kirstjen Nielsen up with calls about the wall, and has tons of ideas for the barrier that don’t always keep utility in mind.
  3. author profile
    John Lanchester’s Fiction Tells the TruthThe British essayist and novelist knows all about self-deception. His new novel, The Wall, is the climate warning we desperately need.
  4. the national interest
    Trump’s Emergency Declaration Shows He Is Unfit for OfficeAt worst, the president is trashing the Constitution. At best, he is using the courts to rescue him from a massive blunder.
  5. the national interest
    Trump Has Willed the Wall Into Existence With His MindA new stage of fantasy begins with Trump’s most famous campaign promise.
  6. the national interest
    Trump Finally Realizes Democrats Aren’t Falling for His Wall Renaming Trick“If you vote for it, we’ll call it a fence … Ha ha, suckers, it’s a wall again!”
  7. today in trump
    Donald Trump’s The Art of the KeelOn the ground in the Rose Garden, Trump’s attempt to spin the shutdown felt like a teleprompter-aided therapy session.
  8. the wall
    The People Who Tried to Crowdfund the Wall Are Now Trying to Build It ThemselvesBrian Kolfage says his group is going to try to raise the money to buy the land and build the wall themselves — without the federal government.
  9. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: Welcome to Act III of the Trump TragedyThreatening the unnecessary use of emergency powers to accomplish a trivial political goal marks a new phase in America’s anti-democratic spiral.
  10. the wall
    Trump May Fund the Wall With Cash Meant for Actual EmergenciesAs Trump prepares to reroute $13.9 billion in natural disaster funding, Democrats get ready to slow him down in court and in the House.
  11. the wall
    Republicans Fear Trump’s Fake National Emergency Could Pave Way for a Real OneMarco Rubio thinks out loud: You wouldn’t want some Democrat to use special powers on climate change, would you?
  12. the wall
    Trump Never Actually Believed in the WallIt seems unlikely that Trump actually thinks a wall is his best border security option. But now, he is stuck with it.
  13. the national circus
    Frank Rich: With Trump’s Speech, the Networks Surrendered to Bill ShineThe Oval Office address about the southern border was straight out of a master propagandist’s playbook.
  14. the national interest
    The U.S. Doesn’t Have a Border Crisis. Trump’s Campaign Does.A president trapped by his own laziness and ignorance flails hopelessly.
  15. the national interest
    Pence Says Trump Thought Presidents on TV Were Talking Privately to HimAlternatively, when Trump said former presidents urged him to build the wall, he was just lying.
  16. the national interest
    Rich People’s Houses Have Walls. Also Roofs. The U.S. Should Have a Roof.Trump is totally right that what’s good for a house is good for the country.
  17. the wall
    Trump: Give Me a Wall or I’ll Engineer a RecessionThe president promises to close the southern border to all commerce if Congress refuses to fund his monument to American xenophobia.
  18. the wall
    The Insurmountable Obstacle to Trump’s WallCongress can’t agree on what Trump’s wall is, because Trump can’t admit what it’s for.
  19. the national interest
    Trump Wants to End the Filibuster. He’s Right.The Senate rules make no sense.
  20. the national interest
    Why Fox News Made Trump Shut Down the GovernmentDonald Trump had a plan to pretend Mexico paid for the wall. Conservative media decided not to buy it.
  21. the wall
    Trump to Congress: Fund the Wall — Or Not, Either Way Works for MeThe great negotiator says Congress must fund his border wall — unless they don’t want to, in which case the military can just build it anyway.
  22. metoo
    Chris Hardwick Will Host The Wall and Guest-Judge America’s Got TalentTurns out he’s literally the last person on Earth capable of hosting TV shows.
  23. #metoo
    NBC Reviewing Chris Hardwick’s Role As Host of The Wall Amid Allegations“…We are continuing to assess the situation and will take appropriate action based on the outcome.”
  24. the national interest
    Trump Thinks the Military Should Fund His Wall Without CongressThat’s not how any of this works.
  25. last night on late night
    Former Mexican President Bashes Trump and the Wall on The OppositionVicente Fox told Jordan Klepper that Mexico will “never pay for that f*cking wall.”
  26. Trump Plugs Wall After Border-Patrol Agent Is Killed in TexasThe incident — which Senator Ted Cruz called an “attack” — left Rogelio Martinez dead and his partner seriously injured.
  27. Everything to Know About the Wall on Game of ThronesIt’s the only barrier between Westeros and the White Walkers.
  28. vulture lists
    All 165 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked, From Worst to BestSo, you think you can tell Meddle from The Division Bell?
  29. tv review
    The Wall Is the Most American Game Show on TVI pledge allegiance to Chris Hardwick and dropping glowing balls into oversize slots.
  30. screaming
    James Drops Off $1.3 Million to Wall Winners[Festive Christmas screams.]
  31. Trump’s New Anti-Immigration Pitch Makes Even Less Sense Than His Old OneIt’s unlikely to improve working-class wages or employment prospects.
  32. Chris Hardwick to Host New NBC Game Show Executive Produced by LeBron JamesChris Hardwick just added another show to his already busy schedule. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hardwick and LeBron James are […]