Wiretap: Lindsey Graham doesn’t like U.S. nuclear deal with Iran (not that he’s read it)

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Wiretap: Lindsey Graham doesn’t like U.S. nuclear deal with Iran (not that he’s read it)

Don’t knock it

The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank reports on knee-jerk reactions to the Iran nuclear deal, beginning with Sen. Lindsey Graham calling it “a possible death sentence for Israel” before even reading the thing.

Nuclear redux

Kyle Crichton and David E. Sanger break down the nuclear deal with Iran. Both sides got what they wanted (kind of). Via The New York Times.

Daddy issues

Jeb Bush opposed the nuclear deal on principle, saying we should never, ever negotiate with dictators. But, as Max Fischer of Vox points out, Jeb’s dad and brother both did.

Walled in

At an event in New York, former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley promised to go further on overhauling the immigration system than any other Democratic candidate. The nation’s enduring symbol shouldn’t be a barbed wire fence, he said. Via The New York Times.

Not at the table

Two incognito anti-abortion activists shot video of Planned Parenthood officials talking about preserving organs from aborted fetuses. Now, their stealthy footage of the lunchtime discussion is new fodder for the abortion debate. Via The Washington Post


Joanna Weiss calls for “Pluto revisionism” in The Boston Globe. Despite what Neil DeGrasse Tyson has been saying for years, maybe new photos from the New Horizon probe mean that tiny, distant Pluto is a planet after all.


Photo credit: Gage Skidmore, Creative Commons, Flickr

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Nat Stein is a Denver-based reporter. Check out her other work at Cipher magazine, KRCC public radio, Jacobin magazine and In These Times.

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