I’ve mentioned before how troubling I find Donald Trump’s use of the term “the Tiananmen Square riots,” how I think it’s indicative of an authoritarian mindset—or, at least, an authoritarian-curious mindset. Needless to say, then, I also found it disturbing that the presumptive Republican nominee would hint that he might use the power of the federal government to investigate and destroy businesses that displease him.
Here’s Trump, talking to Sean Hannity last night:
The Washington, D.C. city council has decided not to follow through with a plan to pay known violent offenders to follow the law.
A lawsuit against Trump University by several of its former students has been scheduled for a hearing in May, according to Politico.
The death of former First Lady Nancy Reagan on Sunday has inspired tributes and mourning around the world, but for the Washington Post and New York Times, it was more a time for knife-sharpening.
A new poll on gun rights in Washington, D.C. released Thursday shows a sharp divide along racial and economic lines with more affluent whites favoring a gun ban and poorer black residents opposing it.
A Washington Post article about NBC late-night host Seth Meyers’ anti-GOP, pro-Planned Parenthood segment changed almost completely Thursday from openly praising Meyers’ explanation of the controversy to reading more like a straight news report.