Tagged: White House

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Now Cometh the Bunker Mentality, Trump Style

The “Bunker Mentality” is nothing new in the White House. Almost every president of the modern era has been accused of it at various points. President Trump could be said to have been in such posture from day one.

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Omarosa Manigault Newman’s Tale of the Tapes

Omarosa is doing the media rounds with a tell-all book to sell, tapes of President Trump, John Kelly, and claims of more to come. While her own credibility issues mean this will probably be a temporary annoyance, this is a headache completely of the President’s own making.

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Scaramucci Does the Fandango

Everyone is assuming new White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci is a neophyte who doesn’t know what he’s doing. It’s actually much worse than that.

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Linky Friday #57

Burt Likko fills in for Will Truman for this week’s aggregation of dozens of links to themed web randomness!

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Dealing With Political Blind Spots

Ezra Klein had a great rundown yesterday on a psychological phenomenon called motivated skepticism: On the simplest level, American politics presents us with an incentives problem: McConnell — like most minority leaders — is an...

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