I Listened to All Six Trump Rallies in October. You Should, Too

From the start of the Trump Presidency, many Beltway wise men, and more than a few of Donald Trump’s own advisers said, Don’t pay attention to the tweets; forget the overheated language and the alarming one-liners coming out of Trump’s constant campaign-style rallies. Pay attention to the policy. They repeated this even after Trump fired his White House chief of staff and Secretary of State on Twitter, and started making policy announcements to his followers that his advisers didn’t know about. They are still, essentially, telling us to disregard what the President says.

Female Shooters Are Rare Because Gun Violence Has a Masculinity Problem

Tuesday afternoon, breaking news headlines featured an all-too-familiar scenario: a shooting. Again. A gunman had opened fire in a public place, just 10 days after hundreds of thousands took the streets as part of the March for Our Lives, declaring “never again.” While the news itself felt disquietingly routine, there was something different this time: it was a woman who had fired shots at the YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, CA, wounding three people before killing herself.