Trump is playing with the press: Glenn Reynolds

In an interview, President Trump’s chief strategist called the media ‘the opposition party’ and said it should just ‘keep its mouth shut.’ Video provided by Newsy Newslook Why are the relations between Donald Trump and the press so bad? There are two reasons. via Pocket
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Glenn Reynolds: How David Brooks created Donald Trump

“Trump voters,” he wrote, “are a coalition of the dispossessed. They have suffered lost jobs, lost wages, lost dreams. The American system is not working for them, so naturally they are looking for something else. via Pocket
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New status anxiety fuels Trump derangement: Glenn Reynolds

It’s been nearly two months since the election, and Democrats and leftists still haven’t settled down. The campus safe spaces and cry-ins immediately after the votes were counted were bad enough. But the craziness is still going on. via Pocket
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His Holiness Declines to Answer – The New York Times

“This is not normal” — so say Donald Trump’s critics as he prepares to assume the presidency. But the American republic is only the second-oldest institution facing a distinctively unusual situation at the moment. via Pocket
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Will Pope Francis Break the Church? – The Atlantic

The new pope’s choices stir high hopes among liberal Catholics and intense uncertainty among conservatives. Deep divisions may lie ahead. In 1979, almost a year into the papacy of John Paul II, a novel called The Vicar of Christ spent 13 weeks on the New York Times best-seller list. via Pocket
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The Plot to Change Catholicism – The New York Times

THE Vatican always seems to have the secrets and intrigues of a Renaissance court — which, in a way, is what it still remains. via Pocket
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Tower of human skulls found in Mexico City casts new light on Aztecs – National | Globalnews.ca

Archaeologists have found more than 650 skulls caked in lime and thousands of fragments in the cylindrical edifice near the site of the Templo Mayor, one of the main temples in the Aztec capital Tenochtitlan, which later became Mexico City. via Pocket
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