Steven Johnson's Top Stories

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  1. We Found Where Donald Trump's "Black Crimes" Graphic Came From
    So today, this happened. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (yes, him again) re-tweeted the following blatantly racist graphic: “@SeanSean252: @WayneDupreeShow @Rockprincess818 @CheriJacobus” — Donald J. Trump...
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  2. The media has no idea how to deal with Donald Trump's constant lying
    Donald Trump's interview with George Stephanopoulos on ABC's This Week (above) is a great distillation of why covering the Republican frontrunner is proving so difficult for mainstream press outlets. On the one hand, he demands coverage. He's...
    Image of Jay Rosen Image of Matthew Yglesias
  3. Trump: 'It is highly, highly, highly, highly unlikely' I will use nukes
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump suggests in a new interview that it is extremely unlikely he would use nukes should he make it into the Oval Office.   "I wouldn't be nuking anybody," Trump said in a GQ interview published online...
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  4. Policies Like the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act Will Help the Poor Pay for Diapers
    Earlier this week, Representative Keith Ellison (D-MN) and Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) introduced a bill aimed at making diapers affordable. H.R. 4055, or the Hygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2015, will allow...
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  5. Dear Media, Stop Freaking Out About Donald Trump’s Polls
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after speaking Saturday in Birmingham, Alabama. Eric Schultz / AP Lately, pundits and punters seem bullish on Donald Trump, whose chances of winning the Republican presidential nomination recently...
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