Washington Post 8-16-2017

PowerPost • Analysis
The Daily 202: False moral equivalency is not a bug of Trumpism. It’s a feature.
From the alt-right to Putin and the Clintons, Trump’s “both sides” conceit is nothing new.
By James Hohmann  •  Read more »
Obama’s response to Charlottesville violence is the most liked tweet in Twitter’s history
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion,” Obama said, quoting Nelson Mandela.
By Kristine Phillips  •   Read more »
Baltimore hauls away four Confederate monuments after overnight removal
The predawn removal of four monuments comes days after white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville.
By Fenit Nirappil  •   Read more »
The Post’s View • Opinion
The nation can only weep
In his remarks Tuesday, the president showed his true feelings and deepened the nation’s wounds after Charlottesville.
By Editorial Board  •   Read more »
‘Clinically insane,’ ‘7th circle of hell’: Late-night hosts process Trump’s news conference
For the second night in a row, Stephen Colbert, Seth Meyers and the others did not hold back.
By Emily Yahr  •   Read more »
Right Turn • Opinion
Republicans, cut the outrage. It’s time to disown Trump.
Mere words are insufficient — and insufferable.
By Jennifer Rubin  •   Read more »
Opinion
President Trump must go
Every day he remains in office is a victory for the extremists.
By David Rothkopf  •   Read more »
The Plum Line • Opinion
Everyone working for Trump knows his Charlottesville response is an abomination
And they will be stained by all that is to come.
By Greg Sargent  •   Read more »
Trump tried to save their jobs. These workers are quitting anyway.
Factory workers are leaving their jobs at the highest rate in a decade.
By Danielle Paquette  •   Read more »
Made by History • Analysis
Who are the antifa?
President Trump equated them with white supremacists. Here’s why he’s wrong.
By Mark Bray  •   Read more »
Also Popular in Politics
Politics • Analysis
Trump puts a fine point on it: He sides with the alt-right in Charlottesville
Trump compared counterprotesters without a permit and George Washington to the Nazis and Robert E. Lee.
By Philip Bump  •  Read more »
Also Popular in Opinions
Why slippery slope arguments should not stop us from removing Confederate monuments
The case for removing them does not imply that we should also remove monuments to the Founding Fathers and other historical figures actually worthy of honor.
By Ilya Somin  •  Read more »
Also Popular in Local
Lincoln Memorial vandalized with red spray paint
The graffiti appeared to say “[expletive] law,” according to the National Park Service.
By Justin Wm. Moyer  •  Read more »
Also Popular in Sports
ESPN apologizes for player ‘auction’ during fantasy football marathon
The network was criticized for being apparently oblivious to the poor optics and racial dynamics of the segment.
By Des Bieler  •  Read more »
Also Popular in National
Trump again blamed ‘both sides’ in Charlottesville. Here’s how politicians are reacting.
As clashes in Charlottesville between white nationalists and counterprotesters became violent, here’s what lawmakers are saying about the event.
By Kevin Uhrmacher  •  Read more »

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