We are in the midst of a world-historic failure of governance. Why isn’t anyone in charge acting like they are responsible for it?
James Downie"If America’s coronavirus crisis ended today, we could safely declare that New York had among the worst responses on the planet...It's hard to figure out why a governor and mayor who presided over that catastrophe have not been embarrassed into resigning."
In his first interview about the explosive 'Catch and Kill,' the journalist reveals fresh claims of secret payouts and how Lauer may have played a role in the network’s decision to kill his 2017 Harvey Weinstein exposé: "I'm very clear about the...
James Downie"While Farrow was trying to lock down an interview with Clinton for his foreign policy book — while also still working on the Weinstein story — ...Clinton's publicist...told him that the "big story" Farrow was working on was a 'concern.'"
You name it, they leak it at the Trump White House.
James DownieWorth remembering: "'To cover my tracks, I usually pay attention to other staffers' idioms and use that in my background quotes. That throws the scent off me,' the current White House official added."
A disgraceful silence from key portions of the media.
James Downie"Yet on the major Sunday talk shows — the purest distillation of what the media and political establishments consider worth discussing — not once was Puerto Rico mentioned. That is a disgrace." My latest