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Matt Shuham

Matt Shuham is a news writer for TPM. He was previously associate editor of The National Memo and managing editor of the Harvard Political Review. He is available by email at mshuham@talkingpointsmemo.com and on Twitter @mattshuham.

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Mike Cernovich, the far-right blogger who popularized the “Pizzagate” conspiracy theory and has asserted among other things that “date rape does not exist,” announced on Tuesday that he would “start posting outfits for men to wear.”

TPM has picked out a few looks for the benefit of our readers.

Thanks Mike!

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We just published a timeline on the last couple weeks of President Donald Trump’s attacks against immigrants and asylum seekers, and the countries from which they came to the southern border. The timeline, showing an escalation of anti-immigration actions from the administration, prompts the question: Why now?

As best as we can tell, the latest wave of xenophobia from the White House came at least in part in response to rising monthly apprehension numbers from the Department of Homeland Security, and media coverage of that rise.

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