How to Talk about Impeachment: Preventing Harm to the Country
Laying the responsibility of climate change at the feet of individual people by telling them to tinker around the margins of their own actions is like telling someone to stop a reckless driver by turning down the radio or turning up the air conditioning.
“The Bible says, ‘If you do this to the least of these, you do it to me,’ ” Sheila said, quoting Jesus. “But the least of these are Americans, not the ones crossing the border.”
Performative cruelty and channel separation. This is excellent analysis.
So that’s some news.
This, with the aforelinked article, should bring you mostly up to speed, other than the fact that 29 PC candidates are implicated in this (clients of Dhillon).
The majesty of this scandal is that the deadline for submitting new candidates was yesterday. So if Ford wants to do the right thing and get rid of these clowns, he will almost certainly lose the election since these are all 905-region candidates that he needs to win. Whereas if he doesn’t get rid of them, he looks more corrupt than any liberal (arguable I guess).
This article, from April, is a decent backgrounder for the Doug Ford / 407 scandal
I had a feeling this might happen. But now the NDP are going to get a battering from both sides.
The Great Slate, from Pinboard’s Maciej Ceglowski
On Turkey’s unprovoked invasion of Kurdish-controlled Afrin, Syria
What an embarrassment
“ATT – Time Warner should take DOJ to court ASAP. Demand discovery of all Trump/WH communications on this deal,” Painter, an outspoken Trump critic, wrote, adding, “Use of antitrust enforcement power to punish CNN for exercise of First Amendment rights is an impeachable offense. The time is now.”
Big document dump coming today!