Owner of Miami nightlife website finds additional images rebutting Jerry Falwell Jr.’s claims of photoshopping.
POLITICO MagazineJerry Falwell Jr. repeatedly claimed that photos in a story we ran yesterday — showing him in a Miami nightclub — were photoshopped.
That prompted a Miami-based website to dig into their photo archives, where they found even more photos of him
Our leaders, our electorate and our hallowed system of government itself are aging. And it shows.
POLITICO MagazineSomewhere along the way, a once-new nation conceived in liberty became a wheezy gerontocracy.
Our leaders, our electorate and our hallowed system of government itself are extremely old.
POLITICO MagazineSomewhere along the way, a once-new nation conceived in liberty became a wheezy gerontocracy
POLITICO MagazineOur leaders, our electorate and our hallowed system of government itself are aging. And it shows, writes Timothy Noah
Turns out delivering a message of economic doom with a little self-deprecating humor can win over some people. Even a few disenchanted Trump voters.
POLITICO MagazineAt the heart of Yang’s appeal is a paradox. In delivering his alarming, existentially unsettling message of automation and artificial intelligence wreaking havoc on America’s economic, emotional and social well-being, he … cracks jokes.
POLITICO Magazine“Not even Ted Cruz, who is an idiot and a Canadian, would agree to build that kind of wall in Texas,” says Rodriguez
POLITICO Magazine“I’ve been involved in Republican politics for over 30 years, and Democrats should be worried about Will Hurd,” said Texas GOP Chairman Tom Mechler. “The sky is the limit. This guy is incredible.”
From the archives
The frightening political history of the word “infest.”
POLITICO MagazineHistorically, the verb “infest” has been used to talk not just about literal pests and diseases, but also to compare people — very often minorities and immigrant groups — to pests and diseases, writes @bgzimmer
His recent attacks on immigrants fit a pattern of bigoted behavior toward minorities I watched for years.
POLITICO Magazine"I recall one busy Saturday night, walking the casino floor with him, when he saw what he considered an inordinate number of black customers. 'It’s looking a little dark in here,' he calmly stated."
POLITICO Magazine"One day, [Trump] flew into a rage over a limousine driver who arrived to pick him up wearing gray shoes, soiling his image by 'looking like a f------ Puerto Rican.'"
Forty years ago, the Senate supported school busing—until a 32-year-old changed his mind.
POLITICO MagazineIn 1973 and 1974, Joe Biden began voting for many of the Senate’s anti-busing bills, claiming that he favored school desegregation, but just objected to “forced busing.”
From the archives
What’s driving so many Honduran women to the U.S. border? The reality is worse than you’ve heard.
POLITICO MagazineAmong female migrants from Northern Triangle countries, more than half listed violence as their reason for trying to get to the U.S.
POLITICO MagazineAccording to one analysis from the University of Washington, before 2011, just a third of migrants from Northern Triangle countries said they were fleeing violence; from 2011 to 2016, it was more than 70%.
In a matter of weeks, moderate Joe Biden has gone from dead-on-arrival gaffe machine to undisputed front-runner. But progressive activists think they can still bring him down.
POLITICO Magazine"Despite all the attention around single-payer health care, there are fewer House Democrats co-sponsoring such legislation in this Congress than in the last Congress, even though there are more House Democrats," notes @billscher
So what did we really learn about Trump, Russia and the power of the presidency? Some of the nation’s top legal minds unpack the document of the decade.
POLITICO Magazine"There is no reason to detail whether the president violated a federal law, if the federal law does not apply to the president," writes @JoshMBlackman
POLITICO Magazine"Accepting a bribe is an impeachable offense that cannot in any situation be considered a lawful exercise of presidential authority. An obstruction charge is very different," writes @JoshMBlackman
Harris could make history as the first U.S. president of Indian heritage. But some Indian-American voters aren’t aware of that part of her identity.
POLITICO MagazineKamala Harris, whose mother was born in India, is the first Indian-American candidate to make a serious run at the presidency.
But her public image so far has been more closely associated with the other half of her heritage, that of her Jamaican father