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Heavy police presence ringing the Capitol this morning, fleet of plows for crowd control, clear ‘police line’ signage and police vans for mass arrests situations at the ready. Security not messing around. Image
Some Three Percenter regalia here, including one man with a ‘Vietnam Veteran’ hat and jacket . Several affiliated with these loose anti-govt groups were arrested after Jan. 6. ImageImage
A very good boy doing security. Image
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There’s a reason this resonates for us former foreign correspondents. When I was reporting out of Moscow, we wrestled with the question of objectivity. In the end, we knew: Putin is objectively corrupt, Putin is objectively an authoritarian, Putin objectively was not good. 1/
Our editors back home in Washington and NYC agreed—and they ate it up. We wrote stories about “the man to take on Putin,” not the man in the version of the Russian diner who supported Putin. We agreed: the opposition was the good guys, the Kremlin was the bad guys. 2/
Then came Trump and it turned out that the standards we applied to writing about foreign countries had to be toned down to “racially charged” and “not supported by the facts” and both sides. 3/
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Trump Hotels' website still lists Trump SoHo New York among its properties in the Our Hotels menu. Select its name though to access its page and there's a message about it being renamed
National politics correspondent for Newsweek, Nina Burleigh, with a fun find on a TV above the bar at the Trump Hotel DC
Two errors in the 2nd graf of Breitbart's Trump Hotel DC article:
-holdings aren't out of @realDonaldTrump's hands: trust isn't blind & he can profit from it
-Trump Org told Congress it was estimating foreign receipts—not auto donating in full
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