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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Excerpt: It’s Even Worse Than You Think

As the 2016 presidential campaign began, Pulitzer-winning journalist David Cay Johnston wrote “21 Questions For Donald Trump” — a penetrating examination of the casino mogul’s shady past that became one of the most popular articles ever published by National Memo. In his new book It’s Even Worse Than You Think: What The Trump Administration Is Doing To America, Johnston demonstrates in comprehensive detail that the current regime in Washington is a  “kakistocracy,” meaning government by the least qualified and most venal. The following excerpt examines the damage done to American diplomacy through the lens of Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, four months after he took office, and the speech he delivered at a Gulf Cooperation Council meeting in Riyadh, the Saudi capital.

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Start Reading Up To 3 Times Faster With These Online Programs

Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt knocked people back in their chairs at a tech conference when he said humanity was currently creating as much new information in two days as the human race generated from the dawn of history through 2003. And once you wrap your head around that fact, consider this — he made that claim in 2010.

Information is being produced at exponential rates. And you can help get your mind in a position to take in as much of that information as possible with the training from this award-winning Speed Reading learning bundle ($19, over 90 percent off) from The National Memo Store.…

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Why The Media Want Hillary Clinton To Shut Up

There is something strange about the reproachful media response to What Happened, Hillary Clinton’s new book on the 2016 campaign.

Now everyone knows that the Washington press corps dislikes and distrusts the former Democratic nominee. After all, several of its most eminent members have admitted their herd’s prejudice against her. But the nearly unanimous demand for her to be silent — often presented in the form of blind quotes from her alleged “friends”– cuts against normal journalistic curiosity, let alone the usual lust for fresh gossip.

And it doesn’t matter how many times she accepts responsibility for her unexpected defeat by Donald Trump in the Electoral College.…

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