Wiretap: The similar foreign policies of Hillary Clinton and the GOP (minus the xenophobia)

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Wiretap: The similar foreign policies of Hillary Clinton and the GOP (minus the xenophobia)

Shared views

If you don’t count the blustering rhetoric and the xenophobia, the Republican take on foreign policy isn’t much different from Hillary Clinton’s. Via The New Republic.

War talk

The big post-debate question: Will the GOP’s war talk — from carpet bombing to killing terrorists’ families – alienate swing voters? Via The Washington Post.

Lawyered up

Ted Cruz lawyered up when the question was whether he would support legalization for undocumented immigrants. He said he never had supported it and “never intended” to. Via The National Review.

Smearing Cruz

Philip Klein: Rubio smeared Cruz by calling him an isolationist. Via The Washington Examiner.

Yellen era

The Fed finally raises rates — and so the Janet Yellen era begins. Via The New Yorker.

Private email

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter used his private email for some official business. But that’s not the whole story. He did it for two months after Clinton’s use of her private server went public. Via The New York Times.

Lights out

Belgium doesn’t do nighttime raids, and a Paris suspect may have escaped because of the law. Via The New York Times.

Expensive hobby

Is Hobby Lobby buying the Bible? Via The Atlantic.

Photo credit: Jon Bunting, Creative Commons, Flickr

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