VIPS Memo to the President: Is Pompeo’s Iran Agenda the Same As Yours? Consortium News. As a side note: “CrowdStrike never gave Comey a final report on its forensic findings regarding alleged ‘Russian hacking.’” Oh.
Macron’s War LRB
The French Insurgency New Left Review
What Carrie Lam should do next Chris Patten, Asia Times
Differences from 2003 Big Lychee, Various Sectors
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The Night Donald Trump Became President The American Conservative
Thousands more National Guard troops to arrive in Tijuana San Diego Tribune. Mexico’s National Guard, not ours.
NRA pulls the plug on NRATV live programming amid dispute with ad agency, lobbyist resignation USA Today. Couldn’t happen to a nicer swamp creature.
Winners and losers from the Democratic presidential debate’s first night WaPo. Oddly, or not, WaPo erases Gabbard on Afghanistan.
Why Democratic Party Establishment Is Holding First Debate Of 2020 Primary In Miami Kevin Gosztola, Medium (UserFriendly).
Warren and Sanders: Compare and Contrast Counterpunch (ChiGal).
The Official Democratic Debates Drinking Game Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone
Democrats in Disarray
Our Famously Free Press
The Case for Combining Tuition-Free College with Debt Relief Benjamin Studebaker
Antidote du Jour (via):
See yesterday’s Links and Antidote du Jour here.