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March 24, 2022
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"Attack of the Racist Babies."

In This Episode

Republicans beclown themselves while testing their midterm attacks on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, State Department Counselor Derek Chollet joins to talk about President Biden’s trip to Brussels as war rages in Ukraine, and Donald Trump is ditching some loser Senate candidates as reports show how close he came to being indicted in New York.

 

Show Notes

 

KBJ HEARINGS

  • Politico: GOP’s 2024 contenders leap into Supreme Court spotlight
  • SCOTUSBlog: On second day of hearings, Jackson responds to Republican critiques on criminal sentencing
  • MSNBC: Braun says Supreme Court should leave interracial marriage to states 
  • NYT: Late Night Sees Through Republican Questions for Ketanji Brown Jackson 
  • WaPo: Republican Sen. Mike Braun says Supreme Court should leave decisions on interracial marriage, abortion to the states 
  • NYT: Questioning Judge Jackson, Republicans give a preview of attack lines in the November election. 
  • NYT: Day 2 Highlights: Ketanji Brown Jackson Takes Senators’ Questions
  • Playbook PM: Highlights from Jackson’s questioning
  • NYT: By Turns Cautious and Confident, Judge Jackson Takes the Stage 
  • WaPo: Ketanji Brown Jackson passionately defends her sentencing of sex offenders 
  • Slate: The Most Grasping Republican Attack on Ketanji Brown Jackson 
  • WSJ Editorial Board: Ketanji Brown Jackson Likes America
  • FiveThirtyEight: Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Nomination May Not Be Enough To Turn Out Black Voters For Democrats 
  • WaPo: Black women are leaning into joy throughout Jackson’s hearings: ‘We need to celebrate this’ 
  • NYT: Attacks on Judge Jackson’s Record on Child Sexual Abuse Cases Are Misleading 

 

BIDEN IN BRUSSELS

  • WaPo: Biden heads to Europe to bolster the Western alliance
  • ABC: Biden heads to high-stakes NATO summit amid showdown with Putin over Ukraine
  • CNN: FBI advised that hackers scanned networks of 5 US energy firms ahead of Biden’s Russia cyberattack warning
  • Atlantic: Ukraine Must Win
  • NPR: Biden and U.S. allies plan to step up sanctions on Russia over its war in Ukraine
  • NYT: ​​NATO Won’t Let Ukraine Join Soon. Here’s Why.

 

TRUMP LOSING HIS GRIP

  • NYT: A Republican Fights Voter Fraud in His Race
  • Politico: Trump’s McConnell obsession leads him toward Eric Greitens
  • CNBC: Rep. Mo Brooks says Trump asked him to ‘rescind the 2020 election,’ remove Biden and call special election
  • WaPo: Opinion: Stop pretending Trump and his supporters care about ‘voter fraud’
  • NationalReview: Mo Brooks Campaign Implodes in Alabama

 

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