"Crazies" and "assholes" is how ex-IRS official Lois Lerner described conservatives in newly released emails.
- To the Republicans threatening to sue him, President Obama has this to say: "Stop being mad all the time. Stop just hating all the time."
- The Israeli-Palestinian conflict gets uglier. Israel held four-hour humanitarian ceasefire, but also bombed a U.N. school full of kids, killing at least 16 people and wounding over 100.
- Congressional Democrats up for reelection are pleading with the president to tone down his immigration rhetoric. Republicans are infighting, too: Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is coordinating with House GOPers to undermine Rep. John Boehner (OH) costly border bill. According to a new Associated Press poll, "53 percent of Americans believe the United States has no moral obligation to offer asylum to people who escape violence or political persecution, while 44 percent believe it has that responsibility."
- The economy unexpectedly grew at a 4 percent annual rate in the second quarter, compared to the 3 percent economists predicted. And, the private sector added 218,000 jobs this month.
- Hillary Clinton "regrets" claiming to have been "dead broke." Sort of. "It was inartful," she said, but "it was accurate."
Surely Rudy Giuliani's 'Conclusive Proof' of Machine-Based Election Fraud Will Save Him From Dominion's $1.3 Billion Defamation Lawsuit
The company says Donald Trump's leading lawyer perpetrated "a viral disinformation campaign" based on "demonstrably false" charges.
"The only people who broke the law here were the police officers and TBI agents who participated in this flagrantly unconstitutional arrest."
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
Union leaders shame parents, arguing that equity gaps will widen if parents pull their children out of public schools.