Republican Candidate for Governor in Missouri admits he was gay for five years because he as "abused as a child" but became straight again after a "religious experience".
As you've seen, the Times has now issued yet another correction on that terribly botched story about Hillary Clinton and her emails. The scale of the screw up is frankly mind-boggling. But there's a point in the follow up - particularly Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet's response - which I think points to at least an element of the problem.
Baquet says you can't lay the blame on the reporters or the editors since their sources simply were wrong.
That's wrong - and frankly a bit jarring to hear.
I find this sort of fascinating. We surveyed 1800 TPM Readers to find out who they thought was the "greatest president" out of the last five Democratic presidents: Kennedy, Johnson, Carter, Clinton and Obama.
What you need to know about Ted Cruz's weekend of Senate wackiness in 5 Points.
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A former cop and now law professor looks at the dashcam arrest video of Sandra Bland and explains what went wrong.
I've watching this New York Times blockbuster about the now non-existent criminal referral about Hillary Clinton's emails. And it is one of these stories that didn't just come apart in one big way. It fell apart in several different big ways over the course of the day. Former Times reporter Kurt Eichenwald has a good dissection of how it all unfolded that makes a pretty good case that even now - post corrections and sorta retractions - the piece still contains major omissions and distortions.
I would really hate to think The New York Times is dusting off the old 90s-era, Whitewater-style reporting for its coverage of Hillary this year. But, damn, it's starting to seem that way.
Alleged movie theater shooter left long trail of extreme right-wing views and race hate. Also, a big fan of Charles Murray, it seems.
Why does the biggest anti-Muslim conspiracy theorist in Washington still have the ear of presidential candidates and the DC press establishment?
Superb analysis of the Sandra Bland arrest video from policing expert Seth Stoughton: "When we focus on whether the police acted lawfully, we are missing the chance to ask whether they acted appropriately."
Shatner phasers Cruz's 'Kirk would have been a Republican' line.
A man reportedly opened fire this evening in a movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana. The shooter is reportedly dead. An unconfirmed report of at least one additional fatality. Multiple injuries. Local ambulance service tweets that it transported eight people from the scene to area hospitals.
This one hits close to home. Lafayette happens to be my hometown. My grandmother lived across the street from that theater for many years.
Jeb Bush says he wants to "figure out a way to phase out" Medicare.
Even after McCain controversy Trump is still holding on first place. Not as big a lead. But 19% support for Trump, closely followed by Walker at 17%.