April 27, 2024 | Reading Time: < 1 minute

The week at the Editorial Board

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Welcome to the weekend! Here’s what we’ve been doing this week. I’m sending in case you missed it, but also in the hope that you’ll feel inspired to subscribe. The Editorial Board is how I make a living. It’s how I support my family. Summer camp isn’t cheap! Thank you! –JS

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April 22, 2024
The agony of the gasbag
For a second week in a row, a silenced Donald Trump is forced to listen to what others think of him in court, writes Claire Bond Potter.

April 22, 2024
Yes, the trial is bad for Trump
I asked for opinions on the first criminal case against a former president. To my surprise, I found more hope than hopelessness.

April 23, 2024
Extreme apocalyptic rhetoric is everywhere and it’s dangerous
It’s so normalized it’s hard to draw causal connections between rhetoric and violence, writes Lindsay Beyerstein. That’s the point.

April 24, 2024
Thanks to Trump, the House GOP is now vulnerable on the border
The Democrats believe they can flip the House on the issue.

April 25, 2024
10 SCOTUS facts to tide us over until it wrecks the country
A lot of pain is coming as we head towards that great artificial deadline the justices created for themselves known as “June,” writes Eric Segall.

April 25, 2024
That time Donald Trump admitted he’s been lying the whole time
It was an accident.

April 26, 2024
Trump and the last taboo
He may be above the law, but he’s not above being human.

John Stoehr is the editor of the Editorial Board. He writes the daily edition. Find him @johnastoehr.

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