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Conway: Trump 'Doesn't Hurl Personal Insults.'

One of Donald Trump’s amazing abilities is his power to somehow compel previously reasonably-clear-thinking surrogates to go out and say the most ridiculous things. Yesterday Kellyanne Conway said, “he doesn’t hurl personal insults.”...Show More Summary

Is This Election Trump vs. Hillary or Trump vs. the Media?

From the first Morning Jolt of the week: Is This Campaign Trump vs. Hillary or Trump vs. the Media? Michael Wolff, a longtime analyst of the media industry, writes in USA Today: Since the conventions, as [Donald Trump’s] daily obnoxiousness...Show More Summary

Monday links

Dorothy Parker’s birthday: quotes, poems, a brief bio, and the weird journey of her ashes. Five Ancient Athletes Who Dominated the Olympics Thousands of Years Ago, and The United States’ First Trip to the Olympics. In Jerusalem, theShow More Summary

Haidt on Political Polarization

Last week my NR Cruise and Facebook pal Margaret tossed a suggestion: Watch this video of psychologist and author (and founder of Heterodox Academy) Jonathan Haidt’s recent keynote speech on political polarization, incivility, and intolerance to the American Psychological Association’s annual conference. Show More Summary

Mad Men: Remaking the Past

This take in Prospect on Mad Men by Clive James, the UK-based Australian writer, critic and very much more, lurks behind a paywall, but, as with so much that James has written, it is very well worth reading in full if you have the chance...Show More Summary

Foreigners Go to Belgian ERs for Euthanasia

When euthanasia is sold, we are promised it will be a rare procedure, oh, so carefully administered, with tremendous protections against abuse. Guidelines, schmidelines: In Belgium, people from other countries show up at ERs to be killed. Show More Summary

Krauthammer’s Take: On Trump’s Plan for Black Employment, ‘What Exactly Is He Going to Do?’

Donald Trump has argued that high levels of unemployment in the black community are reason to support him, and Charles Krauthammer thinks that appeal is aimed at other voters, and that Trump needs to have more of a plan: Well, I don’t think it’s an appeal to get a large number of African Americans on November 8 th. Show More Summary

Where Did Those Manufacturing Jobs Go?

The economic consequences of globalization are, quite clearly, one of the themes running through this election (and not just this election), but via Cato, this is a useful reminder that job losses cannot only be blamed on wicked free trade: [T]he U.S. Show More Summary

Struggling

Yesterday, Betsy Woodruff had a piece about Stephen Bannon, the new chief of the Trump campaign (and therefore a chief of the Republican party). Betsy Woodruff is a reporter for the Daily Beast, who used to work at National Review. The...Show More Summary

Of Course Physical Strength Is Important to Masculinity

My piece earlier this week — noting research that college men have less physical strength than their fathers did — kicked up a bit of a hornet’s nest. I got a number of responses both on Twitter and sent to me privately that took issue...Show More Summary

Can Speaker Ryan Recommit the Republican Party to Free Markets?

Republican support for the Export-Import Bank is a perfect illustration of the utter misunderstanding about what it means to be “pro-market.” (Hint: It doesn’t mean being “pro-business.”) As a result, Republicans have eagerly supported...Show More Summary

The Cultural Isolation of the Elites Is Primarily Driven By the National Media

Milwaukee erupts in riots that injure police officers, but it barely becomes national news. Louisiana is devastated by floods, but it takes a week for the national press to notice. The number of fatal overdoses has exploded since 2010. Show More Summary

‘Who’s Afraid of Religious Liberty?’

A very thoughtful piece by Richard Samuelson in Mosaic. Religious Liberty -- Richard Samuelson in Mosaic Magazine

Funny How that Works

Trump went to Baton Rouge; President Obama to follow. Donald Trump Visits Baton Rouge -- President Obama Follows Suit

The Rise of Compassionate Populism

George W. Bush gave us compassionate conservatism; Trump is now trying to give us compassionate populism, as we heard at his North Carolina rally last night. This isn’t crazy. We hear a lot about “working class whites,” but there are...Show More Summary

Trump Campaign Managers, the Spinal Tap Drummers of Politics

Most political campaigns have only one manager in a cycle; Trump is on his third in two months. Corey Lewandowski was fired June 20, Paul Manafort took over, and Manafort departs today, leaving Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway managing the effort. Show More Summary

Haidt on Politcal Polarization

Last week my NR Cruise and Facebook pal Margaret tossed a suggestion: Watch this video of psychologist and author (and founder of Heterodox Academy) Jonathan Haidt’s recent keynote speech on political polarization, incivility, and intolerance to the American Psychological Association’s annual conference. Show More Summary

HRC: Colin Powell Made Me to Do It

We’ve come full circle. Hillary Clinton’s decision to risk national security to avoid transparency requirements is — once again — Colin Powell’s fault. The New York Times reports: Pressed by the F.B.I. about her email practices at the State Department, Hillary Clinton told investigators that former Secretary of State Colin L. Show More Summary

Olympics: Brussels Grabs British Gold!

The Daily Telegraph: The European Union has put itself at the top of an Olympic medal tracker, leading to accusations the organisation was attempting to take credit for Britain’s extraordinary Rio success. The EU’s version of the medal...Show More Summary

Poll: Who Is Your Favorite President of All Time?

Who is your favorite president of all time? Take NR’s latest poll and let your voice be heard. Poll: Who Is Your Favorite President of All Time?

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