The evidence that Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib maintain anti-Semitic sentiments is overwhelming.
Pradheep J. Shanker"Thing that saves Omar and Tlaib from universal reproach they are due is the plausibility of the claim that their displays of anti-Semitism are unconscious. But the preponderance of evidence suggests that they know exactly what they are saying and why."
Despite ominous warnings from China’s government, it would be unwise for Beijing to crush protests
Pradheep J. Shanker"China’s government may loathe the idea of making concessions to the Hong Kong protesters, but considering the catastrophic consequences of a military crackdown, that is what it must do."
Former Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski leads the 2020 Republican U.S. Senate field in a new poll conducted this week by one of the president’s top pollsters and released by a friend and ally of Lewandowski.
Pradheep J. ShankerDear God, the GOP is stupid: Corey Lewandowski leads GOP NH US Senate field in poll conducted by Trump pollster
The climate of fear that follows mass shootings leads to calls to sacrifice liberty, but none of it will address the problem.
Pradheep J. Shanker"Many believe the very existence of insular, self-radicalizing communities like 8Chan...has become intolerable. But skeptics of these sorts of forums risk creating an ideological black market that they cannot police." @noahcrothman
In a better world, the names of the El Paso and Dayton shooters wouldn’t be known. The evidence would be gathered. The killer who lived would be tried this week, hanged the next with only the families of the victims...
Pradheep J. ShankerAnother good piece, this from @MelissaTweets :
"How can a country with so much prosperity produce humans that value their blessings so little? How can young men entering a world of promise feel so cheated and see no future?"
But will it win over voters skeptical of his establishment vision?
Pradheep J. ShankerYou are kidding, right?
I've long said Biden has the best chance to beat Trump...but his Achilles heel is foreign policy. He has been strategically wrong on every major foreign policy debate for the last three decades.
The exclusive story of how Trump survived the Access Hollywood tape.
Pradheep J. ShankerThis is a really amazingly well written piece by @TimAlberta... And it sounds pretty accurate to me.
‘Mother Is Not Going to Like This’: The 48 Hours That Almost Brought Down Trump
Many in India refuse to believe the nationalist leader died, as reported, in a plane crash in 1945, says Andrew Whitehead.
Pradheep J. ShankerPeople keep saying Subhas Chandra Bose is a 'popular' Indian figure.
I think that is overstating it some. He is clearly a figure of prominence from the time of the fight for independence, but he isn't exactly revered either.