Entries by Cheryl Rofer

Listen To The Women – Anita Hill Edition

Jill Abramson goes back to reporting and gives us a long-form look at Clarence Thomas’s other accusers. She refers to Moira Smith’s story, very similar to Anita Hill’s, which was published in Fall 2016, just before James Comey made his news. Abramson wrote a book in the mid-nineties about “ three other women who had experiences […]

Laying The Groundwork

The indictment just released from the Mueller investigation, against 13 Russian individuals and 3 Russian organizations, lays out what we have been hearing bits and pieces of for some time, but it’s in a legally rigorous form, presumably with what Mueller’s team thinks is enough to convict. Those named conspired to interfere in the presidential […]

Rex Tillerson Knows All The Languages And Has A Photographic Memory

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Turkey’s president and foreign minister today. Today, Secretary Tillerson held a bilateral meeting with #Turkey’s President @rt_erdogan and Foreign Minister @mevlutcavusoglu in Ankara to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. pic.twitter.com/HCRtipL96N — Department of State (@StateDept) February 15, 2018 He was the only American present, according […]

Early Morning Open Thread: Yesterday’s Leftovers

Michael Cohen says that he paid Stormy Daniels $130,000 hush money out of his own pocket, just because he’s a good guy. Let me get this clear, Trump wanted a night with a porn star. Michael Cohen paid her money after services rendered. This is clearly prostitution. — Paul Young (@palavid) February 14, 2018 Legal […]