Politics

Trump’s Military Parade Plans Come Into Focus: Planes, but No Tanks

The parade will also “highlight the evolution of women veterans from separate formations in World War II to today’s integrated formations,” the memo says. It will close with a “heavy air component,” which officials hope will include older planes. Why no tanks? “Consideration must be given to minimize damage to local infrastructure,” the memo notes, adding that there will be ...

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Venturing Into the Swamp, Trump Dines With Major Donors

The gathering was hosted by C. Boyden Gray, a Washington lawyer who served in top positions in both George Bush’s and George W. Bush’s presidential administrations, and who is known for hosting gatherings of the capital’s Republican elite. It was a rare night on the town for a president who mostly remains cloistered in the White House when he is ...

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‘Jazz Hands’ or Milk Money: Tax Cut Offers Only Modest Benefits for Working Class

In 2016, Mr. Trump tapped into similar suspicions, particularly among white men who were crushed by the financial crisis and are clinging to jobs that are being transformed by technology and global competition. He narrowly won Montgomery County, in greater Dayton, the first Republican to do so since 1988. And Republicans will need those voters to return in the fall ...

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New Foils for the Right: Google and Facebook

If the mainstream media is a perennial enemy of the right, Big Tech is a fresh and novel foe, arguably more relevant to 2018. Facebook, Google and their ilk are facing tough questions about their inability to police the content they distribute, including Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential campaign. The companies have also been accused by lawmakers, critics and ...

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