Wiretap: Can Ben Carson’s immigration plan win the right?

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Wiretap: Can Ben Carson’s immigration plan win the right?

Border plan

Ben Carson’s immigration plan: Seal the borders and offer “guest worker” status to those illegal immigrants with a “pristine” record. The National Review wonders if that plan will sell with hardline conservative voters.

Scam school

Was “Trump University” a scam? Maybe so. And yet, some of those who say they were scammed are also saying they’ll vote for the Donald. And so Election 2016 goes. Via The Washington Post.

Changing ways

Clinton goes to church and comes out promising to be nicer to the press. Via The Washington Post.

New deals

Getting the nuclear deal through Congress was the easy part. Now there’s dealing with Iran in hot spots throughout the Middle East. How much chance is there for success this time? Via The New York Times.

Missed opportunity

Jeffrey Goldberg thinks Netanyahu has blown an opportunity to enlist Obama in reaching centrists and liberals both inside and outside the Jewish community. He writes in The Atlantic that Netanyahu has been “too paranoid” to see his chance.

Border crisis

Vox explains why Germany has just closed its borders to refugees. The shocking decision may be seen as a way to show the rest of Europe that Germany can’t and won’t handle the crisis on its own.

Left leaning

Dan Balz looks at what the election of Jeremy Corbyn — an old-school left-winger — as head of Britain’s Labour Party might mean for Bernie Sanders in his surprising run in the Democratic primary. It’s a question many Democrats are asking themselves just now. Via The Washington Post.

How to win

Larry Sabato and team determine that the only way for the Democrats to win back the Senate is to also keep the White House. Via Politico.

Next genocide

First the denial of science and then the next genocide. Via The New York Times.


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