Donald Trump's Tuesday evening address to the joint session of Congress is being described as "presidential," but it was also full of delusions and bad ideas (so, OK, presidential, I guess). Read the full transcript here; and Reason staff reactions here, here, here, and here.
- Trump has been giving mixed signals on immigration this week.
- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced legislation to raise the age of consent for marriage from 14 to 18 years old.
- The FDA has approved potatoes modified to withstand the Great Potato Famine.
- A billboard stating "Real men provide, real women appreciate it" is causing predictable controversy in North Carolina.
- The New Republic defends "celebrity feminism."
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.
California Preservationists Sue To Overturn Law That Requires Property Owners Consent To Having Their Homes Landmarked
The lawsuit from three Orange County preservation groups argues that supposedly historic buildings should be afforded the same environmental protections as "air, water, and forests."
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