Tue, 14 June 2016
David Waldman will not be live tomorrow—but he’s working on a KITM special edition crammed full of good stuff so you will feel able to tackle the rest of the week.
So, here is the wave of blood and tears the Trump campaign has been waiting a year for.
Greg Dworkin brings us the polls, and the news—and the not-so-news that Donald Trump is xenophobe who panders to xenophobes. Trump chooses between caring about dead LGBT people and stoking fear. Newt Gingrich sees an opportunity to create a new House Un-American Activities Committee. Ken Burns thinks it is time for everyone to quit joking around.
Voters decide that being the first female presidential candidate isn’t “historic”. All that free air time during the primaries helped Trump. Nonetheless, Hillary Clinton is gaining in men, and white voters. Republicans wish you didn’t ask them Von Clownstick questions for a few months.
Did Orlando health providers need a HIPAA waiver after this mass shooting?
It turns out that the guy heading to a gay pride parade with with three assault rifles, ammunition, and chemicals that can be used to make explosives, did not actually say he had planned anything bad to happen. An anti-trans bathroom ‘Child Protector’ was caught with a 13 year old chained In his basement.
The Orlando shooter was enabled by a retired NYPD officer.