Jared Kushner Heads Back to the Middle East, 'Beach-Spreading' Hits the Jersey Shore, and German Elections Get Underway: P.M. Links


  • Jared Kushner
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    Jared Kushner is being sent back to the Middle East to restart peace talks between Israel and Palestine. No doubt he will be able to bring this long conflict to a quick and satisfying end.

  • A D.C. neighborhood wants to block a Safeway from selling wine and beer until it starts selling more fresh fruit and sugar-free foods. These are the costal elites we all labor under.
  • Ginger-haired emoji scheduled for a 2018 roll out. Now if we could only get one with freckles too.
  • Move over "manspreading"; welcome to prime-time "beach-spreading." According to The New York Times, New Jersey's beaches are being taken over by tent-toting "maximalists" who are taking up more than their allotted space with barbeque grills, volleyball nets, and sprawling games of Uno.
  • Campaigning is getting underway for elections to Germany's Bundestag, to be held on September 24. The Economist has a helpful breakdown of the parties and their positions.