Sen. Perdue’s “manufactured protest” comment was from staffer, not him

I called Sen. David Perdue's D.C. office this morning and a nice young man named Patrick answered. I said, "I'm calling to ask the senator to apologize for his comments disparaging the Georgia citizens who protested at his mobile office hours event in Greensboro--" "The senator didn't say that," Patrick interrupted. "He didn't?" I replied. "The… Continue reading Sen. Perdue’s “manufactured protest” comment was from staffer, not him

The president-elect and the free press

Essential listening from Terry Gross and company. Megyn Kelly's account of harassment from the president-elect's legions is harrowing. She's done a great public service coming forward with it. And NYT editor Dean Baquet's insight is surprisingly reassuring. This is going to be a hell of a fight, but I feel a little better knowing the Times is ready to… Continue reading The president-elect and the free press