FOR OUR MEMORY-CHALLENGED FRIENDS
An American lobbyist for Russian interests has come forward to say he’s plenty friendly with Trump’s racist gnome of an attorney general, who insists he hasn’t interacted with pro-Russian lobbyists. In case Jeff suddenly “can’t recall” his testimony, Max B. Sawicky has this memory-challenged member of the administration covered.
You can thank Yahoo for The Huffington Post canning forty staffers, apparently. And no wonder: as Chris Lehmann wrote in 2015, “Yahoo’s present, blinding moment of self-devouring synergy is but the logical culmination of all the counter-journalistic practices.”
Meet the running list of people that Donald Trump has blocked on Twitter.
TWO MINUTES HATE
Over at Bloomberg View, Megan McArdle has taken the, erm, bold stance that we shouldn’t blame the British government for the deadly fire at Grenfall Tower, a public housing complex. With such preposterous nuggets as “it’s also possible that a sprinkler system would not have saved lives in that Grenfell inferno,” she has truly turned her neoliberal hack routine up to eleven.