Eliana Johnson at Politico looks at the ways in which John Kelly has had to be an unconventional White House chief of staff, due to the unprecedented way his boss approaches his job.
Hack or colossal screwup? In any event, Hawaii residents no doubt got their heart rates up when they saw the text message from the state's civil defense agency on their phones this morning that a ballistic missile was incoming and that they needed to seek immediate shelter.
UPDATE: It was a screwup. "Someone pushed the wrong button."
Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau's dapper look belies a jackboot who is cool with the extermination of fetal Canadians, but not any kind of effort to get Canadians in later stages of life to see the outrage if it.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a town hall audience this week that nonprofit organizations dedicated to fighting for the lives of the nation’s unborn are “not in line with where we are as a government, and quite frankly where we are as a society”, according to a story from Life News.
In other words, the Canadian government – and according to Trudeau, all of Canadian society – is fine with a citizen holding pro-life views, provided those views are not acted upon.Interesting viewpoint from Shelby Steele at the WSJ:
The recent protests by black players in the National Football League were rather sad for their fruitlessness. They may point to the end of an era for black America, and for the country generally—an era in which protest has been the primary means of black advancement in American life.
Bradley Manning, the deeply confused former US Army soldier who calls himself "Chelsea" and who served seven years in prison for passing along classified information, is running for a Maryland Senate seat.