Extra, Extra

Modi Operandi: “As a practical matter, though, it’s far from clear whether the accommodations to Modi were worth it. In his White House remarks, Modi offered no sign of softening on the matter of support for Ukraine. He did not even acknowledge that it was Russia that started the war. He definitely did not sound like he had signed up for charter membership in Biden’s oft-cited alliance of democracies versus autocracies at this dangerous inflection point in world history.” The New Yorker: What Joe Biden Didn’t Say to Narendra Modi.

+ Tracking Hate: Vanity Fair: Amid a Wave of Antisemitic Hate Crimes, a New York Unit Offers a Model of Resistance. “Paulette’s intelligence group has operated largely out of public view. But with the spiraling growth in antisemitic violence, and in social media vitriol, I wanted to understand the origin story of the operation—and why it had become so critical.”

+ Impeach Pit: Instead of holding their favorite criminal accountable, MAGA House members are looking to impeach everyone else as payback. Your guide to everyone Republicans want to impeach.

+ Border Brawl: “The case concerned the Biden administration’s attempt to set guidelines for whom immigration authorities can target for arrest and deportation. Texas and Louisiana sued to block the guidelines, arguing that they were preventing immigration authorities from doing their jobs.” Supreme Court sides 8-1 with the Biden administration in a fight over immigration.

+ Sunrise, Sunset: You may not know his name, but you know his work. And when it comes to his most famous lyrics, they found us a perfect match. Tony-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ creator, dies at 99.

+ To the Victor Go the Spoils: Expectations for the top pick are high. Maybe the highest ever following an NBA draft. Victor Wembanyama is the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft, with expectations of stardom. And in an incredible twist, two brothers were picked back to back, and both in the top five.

+ Cultural Bias: Dana White Says Elon Musk, Mark Zuckerberg Are ‘Absolutely Dead Serious’ About Cage Match. (Instead of a cage-fight, how about if we put Zuck and Musk into a cage and just leave them there.)

Copied to Clipboard