Women's March

Women's March / AP

Transgender activists are upset that the women’s march over the weekend was not inclusive to biological men who identify as women, as the protest presented an “oppressive message” that having a “vagina is essential to womanhood.”

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DNC Chair Candidate Forum Abandons Anti-Israel Venue After Free Beacon Report

DNC

A forum hosting candidates for chair of the Democratic National Committee originally scheduled to be held at a Washington restaurant has changed venues following a Washington Free Beacon report revealing the restaurant owner’s longstanding record of anti-Israel activism, the Free Beacon has learned.

Former Iranian Official, Pro-Tehran Lobbyist Hosted at Obama White House Dozens of Times

Barack Obama

Two high-level Iranian government backers, including a former Islamic Republic official and another accused of lobbying on Tehran’s behalf, were hosted at the Obama White House for more than 30 meetings with top officials during key junctures in the former administration’s contested diplomacy with Iran, according to White House visitor logs that provide a window into the former administration’s outreach to leading pro-Iran advocates.

The Day I Joined the Swamp Revolt

Takoma Park Presbyterian Church / Blake Seitz

Takoma Park, Md., Jan. 20—The congregation of about 80 huddled together in the room, awaiting the descent of the spirit. The messiah they had followed for years during his public ministry—the man whose rebuke could lower the seas—had departed. Many struggled to hide bitter disappointment. He had not been the leader they had hoped for, had not turned his mass of followers into a lasting force. Instead he left them vulnerable in a world that despised them, in which the vulgar temporal authorities mocked and persecuted them. Had they deluded themselves? Did not their hearts burn within them while he spoke to them on the road to Washington? That seemed so long ago.

A Thousand Nights of Trump

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Chuck Todd introducing 3 Doors Down on MSNBC must qualify as the single whitest act in the history of creation. It is difficult to imagine how Nature herself did not revolt by raising up the ghost of Percy Sledge. As much as I would like to turn away from the television, I find that I am engrossed, much as I have been by Jude Law as Pius XIII in The Young Pope. How it is that not a single recapper or whatever you call the people who dash off summaries for Slate has mentioned the obvious influence of Frederick Rolfe’s Hadrian VII on this bizarre program I cannot say.

DNC Chair Candidate Forum Abandons Anti-Israel Venue After Free Beacon Report

DNC

A forum hosting candidates for chair of the Democratic National Committee originally scheduled to be held at a Washington restaurant has changed venues following a Washington Free Beacon report revealing the restaurant owner’s longstanding record of anti-Israel activism, the Free Beacon has learned.