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New York Times’s Global Edition Is Ending Daily Political Cartoons (NYT)
The New York Times announced on Monday that it would no longer publish daily political cartoons in its international edition and ended its relationship with two contract cartoonists.
Two months earlier, The Times had stopped running syndicated political cartoons, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition. [Read More]
NBC announced on Tuesday the five moderators for the first Democratic presidential primary debate, set for later this month.
Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Rachel Maddow and José Diaz-Balart will moderate the debate, which will take place at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Miami over two nights on June 26-27. [Read More]
President Donald Trump lashed out at Democratic front-runner Joe Biden on Tuesday as the two prepared for competing events in the key swing state of Iowa later in the day.
The former vice president “is a loser,” the president told reporters as he departed the White House. “Obama took him off the trash heap.” [Read More]
Then again, the campaign to destroy Phillips’s business was never merely about punishing a single man for refusing to submit to prevailing leftist orthodoxy. It was also a warning to all would-be apostates that thought crimes could lead to fiscal ruin, public denunciation, and endless harassment. In that sense, the prosecution has probably already paid off. [Read More]
Kirsten Gillibrand compared pro-life beliefs to racism and suggested the pro-life viewpoint is “not acceptable” during an interview with the Des Moines Register https://t.co/B2Cvvgnt6e pic.twitter.com/Knr4h5OvVh
— Jeff Cimmino (@jeffcimmino) June 11, 2019
Pinterest banned pro-life advocacy group Live Action on Tuesday after labeling Live Action’s media as pornography, saying the group spreads misinformation.
A whistleblower at Pinterest revealed to Live Action that Pinterest has been monitoring and suppressing Live Action content in attempts to censor the pro-life group. A Pinterest staffer purposefully added LiveAction.org to a Pinterest “pornography block list,” the whistleblower told Live Action. [Read More]
A top Republican on the House Oversight Committee predicted on Sunday that the highly anticipated Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act abuse report from the Justice Department’s inspector general will be released later than expected due to new developments.
On Fox News Rep. Mark Meadows told “Sunday Morning Futures” host Maria Bartiromo that he is “not as optimistic now” after Attorney General William Barr said he anticipated Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s investigation to be complete by early June. [Read More]
A Harris poll for “Axios on HBO” finds that socialism is gaining popularity: 4 in 10 Americans say they would prefer living in a socialist country over a capitalist one.
Why it matters: Socialism is losing its Soviet-era stigma, especially among women. Popular Democratic socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Bernie Sanders are bringing new life and meaning to the term. [Read More]