SCOOP: Just 3 weeks after its announcement, the Disinformation Governance Board is being "paused" and intra-departmental DHS working groups focused on disinformation have been suspended.
Nina Jankowicz is considering leaving. Read my full story: washingtonpost.com/technology/202…


Stop calling Doug Mastriano an "election denialist." Let's be clearer: He's an insurrectionist who's running to use the office to ensure that a Dem presidential candidate never wins his state as long as he's governor. Key to this is Christian nationalism:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/…


I wrote about making voters care in “Wait, what” in @TheAtlantic

1/NEWS UPDATE:
The DoD Inspector General Report of Investigation issued today fully vindicates our client then-Lt. Col. Yevgeny Vindman.


Eric Adams went out of his way to promote an unconventional police tool called BolaWrap. All the while, his friend and benefactor had a stake in the device maker, earning $460k in profits while Adams praised it. By @mrothfeld @WRashbaum @danarubinstein






Portman > Vance
Burr > Budd
Toomey > Oz/McCormnick
Isakson > Herschel Walker
McConnell's most reliable policy experts, caucus loyalists now have GOP nominees to replace them whose first loyalty is to Trump.
Midweek @PKCapitol column examines this shift.
washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/…



Good @ErikWemple demolition job on Tucker Carlson's spin after Buffalo, focused on his epic bad faith in evading discussion of Great Replacement Theory's role in inciting violence.
"Carlson uses all of his guile to avoid that topic."
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/…


NEW: A conversation w/ ⁦@jmartNYT⁩ and @alexburnsNYT⁩—on Biden and Trump, Ds and Rs, 2020 and 2024.
Come for well-sourced reporting on the Biden White House. Stay for informed speculation on a wide open race for the 2024 Democratic nomination. conversationswithbillkristol.org/video/jonathan…


"But across the GOP landscape another trend is beginning to surface: the power of the new MAGA establishment."
This from @Timodc is very perceptive. It's no longer the old establishment fighting MAGA. The new establishment is the MAGA establishment.
morningshots.thebulwark.com/p/the-new-maga…



Black students in Georgia who were suspended for trying to protest Confederate flag displays at their school have filed a federal lawsuit against their school district and its board members, accusing them of allowing an extensive pattern of racism. nbcnews.to/3Mv3vKO

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There’s a cherished conservative myth invoked by Alito and his comrades that the Roe decision made America bitter and divisive, and that overturning it would be unifying. It’s a falsehood meant to justify doing something they know most people don’t want. theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…




You can worry aloud about the “threat” that candidates such as Doug Mastriano pose, or you can send out mailers and cut TV ads trying to boost him because you think the risk is worth it because he’ll be easier to beat. But you can’t do both. nationalreview.com/corner/the-dem…



just to recap, the guy who's in charge of winning frontline seats for Dems (and enforcing DCCC's no-incumbent-primaries policy) has decided to primary a fellow incumbent for an easier district instead of trying to win a frontline seat himself politico.com/news/2022/05/1…








A Q&A with ⁦@ChrisMurphyCT⁩, who is fairly tough on his party on guns and thinks it’s the only winning message for the midterms. nytimes.com/2022/05/18/us/…


Breaking News: A third of Americans live in areas with such high Covid levels now that they should consider wearing masks indoors whether local leaders require it or not, U.S. health officials warned. nyti.ms/3FVtlFx