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8:40 PM ET, November 10, 2015


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Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Can We Start Taking Political Correctness Seriously Now?  —  <span>“Help me get this reporter out of here.  I need some muscle over here.”</span> … The student protest at the University of Missouri began as a response to a serious problem — outbursts of vile racism on campus …
New York Times:
As Missouri Activists Block Journalists, a Divide Over ‘Respect’ and Rights  —  COLUMBIA, Mo. — A video that showed University of Missouri protesters restricting a student photographer's access to a public area of campus on Monday ignited discussions about press freedom.
Melissa Cronin / Gawker:
Woman Calling for “Muscle” To Block Reporter From Mizzou Demonstrations Is a Professor of Mass Media  —  A professor of Mass Media at the University of Missouri was seen on a video demanding “muscle” to stop reporters from covering the demonstrations on the campus' quad.
James Fallows / The Atlantic:
A Young Journalist Setting an Example for the Rest of Us
Discussion: NBC News
Niall Stanage / The Hill:
Cruz on the rise before debate  —  Ted Cruz's plan to win the Republican presidential nomination is coming together.  —  The Texas senator has been edging up in the polls and has a chance to drive home his advantage Tuesday night, when the fourth televised GOP debate takes place in Milwaukee.
Scott Clement / Washington Post:
Ben Carson is still the most popular presidential candidate. And it's not close.
Bloomberg Business:
Jeb Bush's Comeback Plan Looks Weaker Than Advertised
Martin Longman / Washington Monthly:   Jeb Can't Even Handle the Little Stuff
Daniel Malloy / Political Insider blog:
Jeb Bush de-emphasizes SEC Primary in campaign reboot
Alan Rappeport / New York Times:
A Pre-emptive Strike From Marco Rubio, Using Jeb Bush's Words
Sandra Sobieraj Westfall /
Al Gore Declines to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President  —  If Hillary Clinton is counting on an endorsement from her husband's former vice president, she'll have to wait for it.  —  Al Gore, who served two terms with former President Bill Clinton, politely but firmly declined when PEOPLE asked …
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Politico
Bradford Richardson / The Hill:
Clinton laughs after audience member suggests he wants to strangle Fiorina  —  Hillary Clinton failed to admonish an audience member on Tuesday who said he wanted to “strangle” Republican primary candidate Carly Fiorina.  —  The audience member said he was a systems engineer who was laid off …
Jennifer Epstein / news:
Clinton Meets a Voter With Harsh Words for Rival Fiorina
Discussion: Politico and ABC News
William Schmitt / Columbia Missourian:
MU journalism faculty voting to remove Click's courtesy appointment  —  COLUMBIA — Faculty in the Missouri School of Journalism were voting Tuesday to revoke a courtesy appointment for Melissa Click, an assistant professor in MU's Department of Communication.
Warren / Missouri School of Journalism:
Dean David Kurpius Comments on Student's Coverage of Protest on Carnahan Quad  —  Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 10, 2015) — From the desk of David Kurpius, dean of the Missouri School of Journalism:  —  The Missouri School of Journalism is proud of photojournalism senior Tim Tai for how he handled himself during …
Chris Wilson / Maxim:
EXCLUSIVE: You'll Never Guess Who Ronda Rousey Is Backing for President  —  Here's a hint: It's NOT Donald Trump.  —  Google Plus  —  As Bernie Sanders prepares to enter the primary-season Octagon against arch-rival Hillary Clinton, he can take some comfort in the fact that the world's …
Out Magazine:
Out100 2015 Cover Revealed: President Barack Obama … The 44th President of the United States is our Ally of the Year—a president who came to office on a wave of euphoria, appeared to lose momentum halfway through, and has since rallied, helping us secure marriage equality …
Alex Griswold / Mediaite:
University of Missouri Police Ask Students to Report ‘Hurtful Speech’  —  The Missouri University Police Department (MUPD) sent an email to students Tuesday morning urging them to call them and report any hurtful speech they encounter on the campus.  —  In an email that was flagged …
Sean Davis / The Federalist:
Was The Poop Swastika Incident At Mizzou A Giant Hoax?  —  Something stinks at the University of Missouri.  A reported incident of vandalism at Mizzou sparked university-wide protests, a boycott by the school's 4-5 football team, and eventually the resignation of the university's president and chancellor.
Amanda Marcotte / Salon:
“PC” is another right-wing lie: Missouri proves reactionary forces really are waging war against college kids  —  Forget “political correctness”: The truth is young people are really suffering from conservative culture wars  —  It's been trendy in the past few months for pundits to raise …
Caitlin MacNeal / Talking Points Memo:
Trump Floats Starbucks Boycott, Pledges Return Of ‘Merry Christmas’  —  Donald Trump on Monday night criticized Starbucks for creating a blank red cup for the holiday season, rather than including winter or Christmas-themed designs.  —  Starbucks' decision has angered Christians who believe …
Theodore Schleifer / CNN:
Donald Trump: ‘Maybe we should boycott Starbucks’
Andrew Kaczynski / BuzzFeed:
Jim Gilmore: “I'm Not Some Weirdo,” I Was Governor Of A State  —  More like not happy Gilmore.  —  Mandel Ngan / AFP / Getty Images  —  Though Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore barely registers in the polls at all, he will be on the ballot in at least two primary states, South Carolina and New Hampshire.
Discussion: Washington Monthly and TVNewser
George F. Will / Washington Post:
Bill O'Reilly makes a mess of history  —  Were the lungs the seat of wisdom, Fox News host Bill O'Reilly would be wise, but they are not and he is not.  So it is not astonishing that he is doubling down on his wager that the truth cannot catch up with him.  It has, however, already done so.
Jordain Carney / The Hill:
Senate sends revised defense bill to Obama  —  The Senate overwhelmingly passed a revised annual defense policy bill on Tuesday, sending the measure to President Obama's desk for a second time.  —  The Senate voted 91-3 on the $607 billion National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) …
Discussion: Hot Air and Washington Post
David M. Herszenhorn / New York Times:   Senate Passes Military Bill That Bans Transfers of Guantánamo Detainees
New York Times:
Attorney General Tells Daily Fantasy Sports to Stop Taking Bets in New York  —  The New York State attorney general on Tuesday ordered the two biggest daily fantasy sports companies, DraftKings and FanDuel, to stop accepting bets in New York, saying that their games constituted illegal gambling …
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Tim Murphy / Mother Jones:
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Josh Marshall / Talking Points Memo:
A Self-Awareness Mr Magoo  —  In case you missed the late news …
Rachael Bade / Politico:
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