“He’s so lost in the snows of yesteryear that he is continuing his Amtrak Joe nearly-every-weekend commute to Delaware, albeit with better wheels, trading in the train for Marine One.”
@maureendowd zeroes in on Biden’s almost nonstop Wilmington weekends.
nytimes.com/2022/01/15/opi…

Musk tried to get a Big Law associate fired bc he’d enforced securities laws against Musk while at the SEC.
A particularly raw form of what happens in Corp Am all the time: any tough regulator pays a career price.
Excellent story: wsj.com/articles/elon-…


Because Dr. King has become in retrospect a consensual hero, we have turned him in a consensual figure. But King earned this holiday not by being bland but by being bold. He was killed because he dared to challenge us to change. He still does.
My column
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Adam Looney argues that measuring a person's wealth by looking only at their student loan and not counting the value of their education is like counting someone's mortgage without counting value of the house. brook.gs/3qkM5rH via @BrookingsInst Hutchins Center

The vaccine mandate cases show that the future of SCOTUS hinges less on the text of the law or the Constitution than the capricious process of conservative identity formation, where something as benign as vaccines can become a culture war battlefield theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…

If Biden entered office a year ago with promises of a forceful new era of government action, the past week displayed, like few of the 50 weeks that preceded it, the struggles he faces on the cusp of his second year in office. Latest w/@seungminkim: washingtonpost.com/politics/biden…


Just remarkable. @UMichiganNews' Schlissel--who spent years fighting tooth & nail to uphold a TIX adjudication system multiple federal courts deemed unfair to acc'd students--is fired b/c of an inappropriate relationship with a subordinate.
freep.com/story/news/edu…



These look like official government documents — but they were a PR ploy to help Trump subvert the 2020 election. Here's a close look at the fake Electoral College certificates that Trump allies in 7 states sent to the National Archives. w/ @ZcohenCNN cnn.com/2022/01/12/pol…




If Australia does wind up deporting “Novax” Djokovic, all I can say is, “Good on ya.”
There should be no exemption from public health laws for someone who happens to be really good at hitting a fuzzy yellow ball over a net. wapo.st/3A3jGKa



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Let's be clear: Kevin McCarthy's refusal to testify to the 1/6 committee may be helping cover up possible Trump crimes.
McCarthy can likely detail whether Trump saw the riot as a means to obstruct the electoral count -- an official proceeding.
New piece:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/…






Must read @ErinBanco story inside the CDC
“Just months [before Omicron], Walensky and other top officials had a plan to dissolve large parts of the pandemic response team, which has more than 1,500 staffers, & reassign members to their original posts”









BREAKING: A man has apparently taken hostages during services at a synagogue near Fort Worth, Texas, and a SWAT team is on the scene, authorities said. apne.ws/SkVvINN