Anti-Boris Rebels Show GOP How to Save a Democracy

The first and most obvious question is whether it even occurred to Donald Trump that his planned he now owned the tallest building in lower Manhattan. As the days went on and the media coverage only intensified, he no doubt came to resent the existence of such a major news event that was not about Trump. And from Republicans, the usual crickets. Here was Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt on Meet the Press Sunday morning when Chuck Todd asked him what he thought about Trump inviting the Taliban onto American soil, smiling, if you can believe it, as he spoke: By the time I knew they were going to be stepping foot, they werent stepping foot, so I didnt have …

Europes Ridiculous Aid Package Is the Latest in a Long Series of Lies About the Brazilian Fires

The G7carbon offsets you bought after your summer vacation. Which is to say: not effective at all. De minimis. Nada. But in the cataclysm that is the Amazon fires of 2020, it seems like symbolism is everythingunless, of course, youre an indigenous person whose very real home has been destroyed by very real fires set by greedy, racist ranchers. Its really a stunning juxtaposition: on the one hand, a massive crisis that threatens the stability of the Earths atmosphere, and the other hand, a whole lot of BS from all sides. Admittedly, most of the BS is coming from the side of Brazils Trumpist demagogue, Jair Bolsonaro. To take but three examples: First, Bolsonaros American Embassy 40,341 fires recorded this …

SoulCycle Shudders as Stephen Ross Pays Off Donald Trump

SoulCycle is a dance rave, an athleisure fashion show, and a cult. Its where Michelle Obama went to become her when she was in the White House. It costs $34 per half-hour session, and thats just for the cycle. The soul part is extra. Along with its parent company, Equinox, SoulCycle advertises itself as LGBTQ-friendly and attracts an urban, young, and celebrity crowd. When some devotees found out that Stephen Ross, who owns the firm that owns Equinox, was throwing a six-figure-ticket fundraiser for Donald Trump on Fridaya high price even for the Hamptonsword went out to quit in protest. Im in, although its an asymmetrical fight bound to hurt the thighs of those who follow celebrities out the door …