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Our AG should be hanged for treason. “Sessions … has provided ‘misleading’ statements that are ‘contradicted by other evidence.’”

“And if there is something bad, Mueller will find it. … In no scenario does Trump’s presidency recover.” —Jennifer Rubin

Today’s work on OmniFocus [redacted] is brought to you by Archie Bell and the Drells. Tighten Up y’all.

“Out of its collective sense of victimhood came the GOP’s disdain for not just intellectuals but also intellectualism, science, Economics 101, history and constitutional fidelity.” —Jennifer Rubin

“I lose myself to the silences beyond noise and here I find myself rested in my working” —Paul Sellers

“It is a party no longer capable of defending our national interests and Constitution from foreign enemies.”

“Republicans’ willingness to accept even national betrayal … will disgrace the party and its leaders for years, if not permanently.” —Jennifer Rubin

“Indeed, if the Russians didn’t approach the Trump circle…, it was probably because they recognized that anyone this naïve, giddy and … stupid would make a rather poor espionage partner.” —Ross Douthat

Interesting. “What would transform politics would be combining ranked choice voting with multi-winner districts.” —Reihan Salam and Rob Ritchie

“We believe Jessyn Farrell will do the best job advancing the best policies. She deserves your support for Mayor of Seattle.” —STB Editorial Board

“Daily he shows he lacks the character, discipline, intellect, judgment or respect for the office to be president of the United States.” —David Rothkopf

Correct diagnosis, but the remedy is divorce. “It’s been 241 years and counting, but we may be falling apart.” —Christine Emba

I’m proud to be represented by this woman. “As we took the oath of citizenship, the solemnity of the moment spiked through me” —Pramila Jayapal

“What we have of national goodness, so incompletely realized, is fragile.” —Brent Simmons

“It is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government”

“When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another…”

Day seized. Now for S’mores.

“It is more violent … has worse health outcomes … America’s average levels of academic achievement lag … Fewer Americans vote” —David Frum

“Abroad, no one wants the United States Constitution any more. But we’re stuck with it, Second Amendment and all.” —Alex Rosenberg