Sensing the moment, Trump comes down on the imperialist side of the Denali naming faux controversy. Or on the Ohio is a swing state side. Take your pick. Here's Ben Railton on the historical context of the Denali naming freakout.
To catch you up, the Supreme Court late yesterday dealt a blow to that Kentucky county clerk who is still refusing to issue same-sex marriage licenses. She was seeking a stay of the lower court order to issue the licenses while she appealed the decision. The Supreme Court declined to issue a stay.
Aurin Squire on conservative media eager to compare the Virginia newscast shooting to the Charleston massacre: "This hyperbolic outcry is part of a longstanding practice of false equivalency—assuming that systemic racial violence towards African Americans and individual incidents of black people killing white people are one and the same."