Historic protests have been carrying on outside my window for days. Here’s what that’s been like.

Black Lives Matter protest marching along Liberty Parkway, Cincinnati, OH, May, 30th. All photos are my own, unless otherwise specified.


Republicans are willing to die on this hill.

(Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast)

Weeks ago, I wrote a piece on Medium entitled “Will The Coronavirus Kill Trumpism?” In it, I argued that his massive failure to manage the coronavirus was a direct result of his brand of chaos politics, and that might incentivize Republican incumbents to distance themselves from the President.

…I was wrong.

How? How could anyone look at the state of our crippled country and convince themselves this was well managed? While the world banded together, enlisted medical experts, and continues to fight against this historic pandemic, our stable genius blasted triple-digit tweetstorms and suggested we inject disinfectant. …


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(Photo Illustration by Emil Lendof/The Daily Beast)


If you need motivation (or information) ahead of this election, these are the books to read while you‘re stuck at home.

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