Trump Dreams Up Another Immigrant Crisis

Public safety, national security and the rule of law are among the incantations the Trump administration likes to chant when rolling out one of its deliberately and pointlessly cruel immigration policies. It evidently hopes that repetition will somehow insulate its actions from public or judicial scrutiny.

Facebook Walks a Tightrope With Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Ad

THE DAY BEFORE the midterm elections, Facebook took down a virulently anti-immigrant ad paid for by President Donald Trump, which mischaracterizes refugees walking through Mexico toward the US as violent criminals. “America’s future depends on you,” the voiceover says, ending with a plea to “vote Republican.” NBC also took the ad off air on Monday after criticism from stars of NBC shows. And even Fox News stopped airing it on Monday, too. CNN rejected it from the start, on the grounds that it was racist.

Trump’s Attack On Birthright Citizenship Is His Latest Attempt To Rile Up The GOP Base

Trump has floated a series of last-minute policy proposals as Republicans aim to defend their congressional majorities in next Tuesday’s midterm elections.
His tax and immigration, which appear to have caught even some of his allies off guard, seem designed to boost Republicans as they try to hold control of the House and Senate.
Some of his plans appear less than feasible with Congress out of Washington.

‘My Voice Will Make a Change.’ Valley Voters Of Color Aim To Increase Ballot Box Numbers

Esmeralda Gomez sat tucked in a back room at the Californians for Justice office in Fresno on Monday, where she and three other young adults were on smart phones, making calls to voters her age.

Caitlyn Jenner Says She Was ‘Wrong’ to Think Trump Would Help LGBTQ People; Does Not Support Trump

Caitlyn Jenner says she made a “mistake” in thinking she could work with President Donald Trump to benefit the LGBTQ community and is now no longer a Trump supporter.

Fox News and Trump Reboot a Fearmongering TV Drama From 2014

This has been the year of the TV remake: reboots of “Charmed” and “Magnum P.I.,” revivals of “Murphy Brown” and “Roseanne.” So maybe it should not be surprising to find Fox News remaking a hit from 2014: “Terror at the Border,” with a significant role for one Donald J. Trump.

The Women Who Have Accused Brett Kavanaugh

Three women have publicly accused Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault or misconduct, with the latest allegation emerging on Wednesday.

Watch Republican Senators Dodge Women’s Questions About Sexual Assault

On Monday, female activists at an airport in Washington, D.C., approached several Republican senators ― including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell ― to ask questions about sexual assault and Brett Kavanaugh, the Supreme Court nominee who’s been accused by three women of sexual misconduct.

The men were less than thrilled.