Can you hear me now? Apparently, one of president Trump’s top economic advisors faked a bad connection while in a meeting with Democratic senators on tax reform to get the President to stop talking. Yikes.
You get Kompromat, and YOU get Kompromat! In perhaps what might be Facebook’s most effective pushback against Russian influence yet, the advertising giant plans to inform users if they liked pages linked to Russian troll farms. The response, which is inevitable cognitive dissonance, will probably be users accusing Facebook of lying.
Traffic Diets are a terrible idea. Perhaps you’ve seen the horrifyingly beautiful Thanksgiving traffic display in Los Angeles. What you don’t know is that LA has pursued foolhardy “traffic diet” plans there intended to increase traffic. You know, so people take buses, bikes and trains, and stuff. People are pissed.
The Astronaut Farmer, but in real life. There’s a flat earther conspiracy theorist who wants to shoot off in a rocket to prove the earth is flat. This story is absolutely bonkers. Best part? “John Glenn and Neil Armstrong are Freemasons . . . Once you understand that, you understand the roots of the deception.” Hopefully, Kyrie Irving can put his funding kickstarter over the top.
Happy Anniversary, Max Headroom! Remember in the early days of the iPod, before cars were equipped with AUX cable inputs? You’d use your $20 radio broadcaster to play your tunes on 87.7 FM on your commute? Until, of course, at a stop light, you’d run into a competitor on the same frequency and your music would be scrambled until the two of you parted ways? Well, that’s basically what happened 30 years ago in Chicago when a broadcast intrusion impacted local television. The mystery remains unsolved.
Fred Barnes on Michael in the Morning! The easiest way to ruin Thanksgiving is protracted family debates, political or otherwise. The best way to avoid turmoil, of course, is not talking politics. But if you insist (or your relatives insist), executive editor Fred Barnes and Michael Graham have you covered: here’s what Republicans can be thankful for this November.
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