Whenever I see a quote in the news from London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan, it’s usually one of two things: he’s either promoting leftist policies that require major denials of reality, or else he’s blasting the efforts of other leaders to try to find solutions for the horrible consequences wrought by the type of policies he espouses.
Saturday night, there was a four-alarm fire in a residential apartment on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York City. Tragically, one person was burned to death and six firefighters were injured putting it out.
This morning, President Trump unleashed another Twitter barrage over the FBI (acting on a tip from Robert Mueller) raiding three locations of his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, and seizing records that reportedly include confidential communications covered by attorney-client privilege.
You might have noticed yesterday that Facebook placed a disclaimer on a post that I wrote, claiming it was under factual dispute, because it linked to a story in the Washington Examiner about the claim that Amazon costs the Post Office $1.46 in lost revenue for each package delivered.
Monday, the Dow gained about 450 points after Chinese President Xi Jinping announced his willingness to discuss opening up the country's economy to foreign investors, reducing import tariffs on cars and other products, and enforcing intellectual property rights, which eased fears of a trade war.
When the GOP tax cut bill was first proposed, Democrats attacked it the way they attack virtually all Republican proposals: by claiming that letting Americans keep a little more of their own money instead of it giving it to Washington would make millions of people “DIE!”