Jon Snow and Donald Trump, Both Terrible Leaders: Curated Clicks
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We cut the crust off the Internet sandwich so you don’t have to.
TRUMP’S DESPERATE MARKS
How’d he do it?
Benjy Sarlin took a deep dive into the world of Trumpists, based on economic profiles of the counties that went strongly for Trump and myriad interviews with the truckers, nurses and dishwashers who voted for the guy early on.
The detailed, interactive picture he painted shows a swath of America wracked by white resentment, lacking basic education and suffering from weak economic figures:
NBCNews: United States of Trump
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TRUMP’S ECONOMIC MAGIC
The financial analysts at Moody’s have weighed in on Trump’s economic plans.
The shocking verdict:
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As HBO’s epic series lurches toward its final seasons, Sonny Bunch has a spoiler-heavy takedown of the Stark family, the ostensible good guys in the Game of Thrones world who are strategic and tactical numbskulls.
Jon Snow, the baby-faced bastard all the pretty girls love, is the latest Stark to make a horrible miscalculation:
Washington Free Beacon: The Stark Line Deserves to Disappear (‘Game of Thrones’ Spoilers)
A few more bites:
“This is self-immolation on an epic scale.” – Matthew Continetti, lifelong Hillary Clinton opponent, decrying the GOP’s embrace of Trump, via the Washington Free Beacon
“We must stop glorifying intelligence and treating our society as a playground for the smart minority.” – David H. Freedman makes the case that American workplaces are fetishizing IQ, harming low-IQ job-seekers and missing out on solid employees, via The Atlantic