Dang. That Ken Paxton sure seems snakebit.
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When Hillary Clinton named Tim Kaine as her running mate, the questions came immediately: Was he too mild, too bland, too moderate — in short, too nice to wage a ferocious campaign against the likes of Donald Trump?
Should you spot a Tesla electric car on the road, see if the driver is smiling. He should be smiling at you for contributing $7,500 to the purchase price of his luxury automobile.
Should federal subsidies for Tesla and other electric vehicle makers be ended? For some, the answer is a resounding yes. They dislike such subsidies intensely.
Dave Granlund cartoon on Russians hacking DNC emails.
Over at the CIA and the National Security Agency headquarters, they must be really enjoying watching Democrats in Philadelphia squirm over WikiLeaks’s exposure of tens of thousands of internal Democratic Party emails. There’s a word for what is happening in the intelligence community:
PHILADELPHIA - On Monday night in a widely praised speech here at the Democratic National Convention, first lady Michelle Obama made a poignant observation about her life and race in America: “I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves, and I watch my daughters - two beautiful, intelligent, black young women - playing with their dogs on the White House lawn.”
Donald Trump has expressed some radical thoughts about foreign policy — including that the U.S., as a member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, can choose whether or not to come to the aid of an ally under attack. To better understand how alarmingly wrong such thinking is, it’s worth reading a new novel by a former high-ranking NATO official.
Bill Clinton took on a daunting task on the Democratic convention’s second night: convincing Americans who have been watching his wife for a quarter-century that their picture of her is mistaken, that she is not the candidate of the status quo but “the best darn change-maker” he has ever known.
Nate Beeler cartoon on the Democratic Convention being rigged.