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1:15 PM ET, August 13, 2017

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Claudia Koerner / BuzzFeed:
Here's What We Know About The Man Accused Of Killing A Woman At A White Supremacist Rally  —  A 20-year-old man was arrested on Saturday after police said he plowed his car into a group of protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia. … Nine pedestrians were injured in the crash, and a 32-year-old woman was killed.
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Nicole Hensley / New York Daily News:
Paralegal killed during protest of Charlottesville white supremacist rally: ‘She died doing what was right’  —  Counter-protesters and medics rushed to help the lone victim who died during a peaceful Charlottesville protest disrupted by a madman with a sports car on Saturday.
Washington Post:
Syria's Assad has become an unexpected icon of the far right in America … BEIRUT — Among the postings on what might have been the Facebook page of James Alex Fields Jr., the driver of the car that killed a counterprotester at the right-wing demonstrations in Charlottesville, Va. on Saturday …
New York Times:
Trump Is Criticized for Not Calling Out White Supremacists  —  BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump is rarely reluctant to express his opinion, but he is often seized by caution when addressing the violence and vitriol of white nationalists, neo-Nazis and alt-right activists, some of whom are his supporters.
David Caplan / ABC News:
Mother of Charlottesville suspect: ‘I just knew he was going to a rally ... I thought it had something to do with Trump’  —  The mother of the man who allegedly plowed into a group of people protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in Virginia said she knew her son was attending a rally …
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit
Eli Watkins / CNN:
Charlottesville mayor on Trump: ‘Look at the campaign he ran’  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  Washington (CNN)Charlottesville Democratic mayor Michael Signer said Sunday that President Donald Trump had emboldened organized racists who caused the racially charged violence in his city over the weekend.
Discussion: Mashable
Madeline Conway / Politico:
Charlottesville mayor: There is a ‘direct line’ between Trump campaign and white supremacist rally
Discussion: The Week
Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
He's One of Them  —  As we get underway today, a few thoughts on yesterday.
Discussion: ThinkProgress
Chris Cillizza / CNN:
Donald Trump's incredibly unpresidential statement on Charlottesville
Julia Manchester / The Hill:
Charlottesville mayor: We're not seeing leadership from the White House
Discussion: Politico
Washington Post:
One dead and 19 injured as car strikes crowds along route of white nationalist rally in Charlottesville
Dallas Morning News:   Amid the violence in Virginia, President Trump failed in a test of leadership
David Caplan / ABC News:
What we know about the violent clashes and car-ramming in Charlottesville
Tampa Bay Times:
Marco Rubio: Donald Trump needs to clearly denounce white supremacists in Charlottesville
Matt Pearce / Los Angeles Times:
Three dead, dozens hurt after Virginia white nationalist rally is dispersed; Trump blames ‘many sides’
Discussion: Raw Story
Michael Edison Hayden / ABC News:
White nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia sparks violent clashes, turns deadly
Meghan Keneally / ABC News:
Scaramucci criticizes Trump's reaction to Charlottesville violence  —  Former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci had harsh words for President Donald Trump's reaction to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, this weekend.  —  Scaramucci spoke to ABC News Chief Anchor …
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Dakshayani Shankar / ABC News:
Any attack to incite fear ‘is terrorism’: Trump's national security adviser on Charlottesville
Discussion: Politico and The Week
Media Matters for America:
Fox & Friends Sunday defends white supremacist Charlottesville protesters: “There's a reason those people were out there”  —  PETE HEGSETH (CO-HOST): I think the president nailed it.  He condemned in the strongest possible terms hatred and bigotry on all sides as opposed to immediately picking a side out the gate.
Frank Bruni / New York Times:
I'm a White Man.  Hear Me Out.  —  I'm a white man, so you should listen to absolutely nothing I say, at least on matters of social justice.  I have no standing.  No way to relate.  My color and gender nullify me, and it gets worse: I grew up in the suburbs.  Dad made six figures.
Discussion: JustOneMinute and Simple Justice
Associated Press:
American tourist gives Nazi salute in Germany, is beaten up  —  https://apnews.com/7038efa32f324d8ea9fa 2ff7eadf8f20  —  Link copied!  —  BERLIN (AP) — Police say a drunken American man was punched by a passer-by as he gave the stiff-armed Nazi salute multiple times in downtown Dresden.
Discussion: The Root
Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
Trump babbles in the face of tragedy  —  President Trump speaks about events in Charlottesville on Saturday in Bedminster, N.J. (Jim Watson/Agence France-Presse via Getty Images)  —  One of the difficult but primary duties of the modern presidency is to speak for the nation in times of tragedy.
Josh Delk / The Hill:
Mueller wants to interview Priebus in Russia probe: report  —  Robert Mueller, the special counsel in charge of the Russia probe, plans to interview current and former senior Trump administration officials as part of his ongoing investigation, according to a new report on Saturday.
Discussion: RedState, Politicus USA and Daily Kos
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Dnexon / Lawyers, Guns & Money:
Yes, Trump is a Threat to Liberal Democracy.  And You Should be Worried.  —  On Friday, the The New York Times published an opinion piece by Samuel Moyn and David Priestland entitled “Trump isn't a Threat to Our Democracy.  Hysteria Is.”  The article has been generating a fair amount of chatter in my social-media circles.
David French / National Review:
The Alt-Right's Chickens Come Home to Roost  —  It is not the responsibility of the president of the United States to make specific statements every time a gang of KKK cretins marches up and down a town square.  I fear that we'll never be rid of such people, and in normal times our political leaders …
Discussion: Outside the Beltway
 
 
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Kristen R. Ghodsee / New York Times:
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Yesha Callahan / The Root:
Interview: 20-Year Old Deandre Harris Speaks Out About Being Assaulted by White Supremacists in Charlottesville, Va.
Debra J. Saunders / Townhall.com:
Why Is This Not a Story?  —  WASHINGTON — Rep. Debbie Wasserman …
Madeline Conway / Politico:
McMaster declines to rule out military response to North Korea threats
Discussion: The Daily Caller
Beth Musgrave / Lexington Herald-Leader:
Lexington mayor says Confederate statues at courthouse will be moved
Discussion: CNN and Lawyers, Guns & Money
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Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Elizabeth Warren Takes Aim at Moderates and Generates Chants of ‘Warren 2020’
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