Morning Consult’s latest quarterly Senator Approval Rankings show Trump is less popular than several Republican senators trying to hold onto their seats next year, including Susan Collins of Maine, Thom Tillis of North Carolina, Cory Gardner of...
Sen. Brian Schatz, D-HI, discusses the first-ever public meting of the Senate Dems' special committee addressing climate change. Sen. Schatz also discusses Trump's tweets against freshman members of Congress.
Noah RothmanI've never seen anything like this. Who thought it was a good idea to air this dirty laundry? I guess the idea was to make the retiring columnist look bad, but it's definitely not a clean hit.
Consumers love participating in the outrage economy. The firms that cater to it benefit financially. But the outrage that fuels it is an illusion.
Noah RothmanThe Outrage Economy: Fabricated anger. Real rewards.
Noah RothmanThe outrage itself is often illusory, but the engagement the perception of outrage generates is quite real and monetizable.
Noah RothmanChris Pratt's white nationalism. The racist backlash against TheLittle Mermaid. The Dalai Lama's sexism. Kim Kardashian's cultural appropriation. Flag shoes. & ct. The outrage was narrow, at best. The monetization of that outrage is, however, very real.
The senator pitched the idea during a recent round of golf with the president.
Noah RothmanIran implicated in multiple covert attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf. Iran shoots down a 8-figure US drone. The result: Rand Paul lobbies Trump to meet with Javad Zarif to restart nuclear talks. Blackmail works!
Scherie Murray, a New York businesswoman who immigrated from Jamaica as a child and is active in state Republican politics, is launching a campaign Wednesday for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Fox News has...
Noah RothmanIs “incitement to violence” a bipartisan phenomenon? Not if you were to judge by press coverage alone.
Noah RothmanAuthors, “experts,” politicians, and media figures defended branding American detention facilities "concentration camps" even as skeptical observers warned that hyperbole of this kind has the potential to radicalize. The skeptics appear to have been right.
We are told that Donald Trump’s appallingly un-American tweets directed toward the “Squad” of radical freshmen members of Congress are an expression of evil political brilliance. The tweets are supposedly…View Post
Noah RothmanIn his latest, John Podhoretz asks that we all stop overthinking Trump's manic compulsion to make the race a referendum on him, even if the people's verdict is a negative one.