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CATHY YOUNG: Missiles and Momentum in Ukraine.
FOLLOWING THE HORRIFIC OCTOBER 7 ATTACKS on Israel by Hamas, the war in Ukraine was understandably pushed to the sidelines of the news, inevitably prompting right-wing trolls like former Hercules actor Kevin Sorbo to tout its alleged invisibility as implied evidence that it was always fake news…
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WILLIAM KRISTOL: A Month When Decades Happen.
There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.
—attributed to Lenin
AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER, President Joe Biden’s national security advisor, Jake Sullivan, remarked that “The Middle East region is quieter today than it has been in two decades.” It wasn’t a ridiculous statement at the time. But how does it sound now? Hamas’s terror attack against Israel, and its implications and ramifications, most of which we have yet to see, make Sullivan’s comment seem as if from a different era.
Which it was.
🎵On the Jukebox 🎵… My Love Mine All Mine by Mitski.
39,000 Steps… At A LIV Golf Party In Trumpland.
George Santos Swore He’d Never Talk to Me… Then the Phone Rang.
Why did Sidney Powell… plead guilty?
Meanwhile, in Missouri… A modern day mound builder faces a reckoning.
Operation Warp Speed… The Untold Story of the COVID-19 Vaccine.
“cyberpunk af…” The new Japanese-produced F-35.
He Was Once a Favorite of the Right… Now, Mike Pence Can’t Get a Crowd of 15 to a Pizza Ranch.
Behind the scenes… At Dulles airport with Addison del Mastro as your guide.
Westie stolen at gunpoint in D.C.! Area dog is very concerned and hopes Max, 14, gets home soon and the owner recovers.
The Worst Scandal in American Higher Education… Isn’t in the Ivy League, writes David French.
Donald Trump isn’t a fan… Of McKay Coppins’s new Romney book, which he thinks Mitt Romney, uh, wrote.
UK to do away with century-old tradition… Of Chinese laundrymen on its warships over spying fears.
Riding out a snowstorm… In a truck camper.
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