"The Iron Throne" is mostly anti-climactic, in ways that rarely feel intentional.
Grace Segers"Game of Thrones pulled a reverse Lost! Everything was accounted for, and the writers certainly had a plan. But to put that plan in motion, they had to twist and contort the characters so heavily that the whole show became a warped...version of itself."
During an interview with Boston Public Radio, the South Bend Mayor said he's been pleasantly surprised at the success of his campaign.
Grace SegersReporter me: Pete Buttigieg is in Somerville today for a fundraiser. Interesting that he's choosing a Boston suburb as a venue.
Tufts grad me: A presidential candidate will be speaking at the theater where I saw Jupiter Ascending! He should go to JP Licks
A widespread digital network is calling for people to carry out more terrorist attacks after Poway and Christchurch.
Grace Segers"You can tell that the global network of white supremacist terrorism is pretty damn strong right now...If we were talking about inspired ISIS or al Qaeda attacks, all lights would be blinking bright red right now.” thedailybeast.com/poway-synagogu… via @kellyweill
Democrats had argued that adding a citizenship question would discourage undocumented immigrants from responding
Grace SegersAnother federal court has ruled against adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, in another blow to the Trump administration. Of course, the Supreme Court could always rule in the president's favor.
Teen reporters tell the stories of children who can no longer tell their own.
Grace SegersPlease, please take a moment to read this today: student reporters wrote about the 1,200 students killed since the Parkland shooting. 1,200 killed. 1,200 stories, all written by their peers and friends.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who entered the 2020 presidential race this week, is very much a politician — and an unusually good one at that.
Grace Segers"Warren in a natural-born political operator, and that had probably something to do with her rise to the pinnacle of academia, too. Next to the brutality of university politics, after all, Washington looks like the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse."
A Republican Party that stayed true to President Trump is constrained from grappling with the damage he inflicted with moderate voters and women.
Grace Segers"Representative Kay Granger, a long-serving lawmaker from Texas, was nearly denied the ranking member slot on the House Appropriations Committee for a more junior male colleague, winning the post by a single vote on the third ballot."