Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
2:15 PM ET, April 17, 2019

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Polls:
Trump's Tax Time Troubles  —  Most say Congress should get full Mueller report  —  West Long Branch, NJ - President Donald Trump's job rating has taken a slight dip as the country awaits the release of the Mueller report according to the latest Monmouth University Poll.
RELATED:
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Media must ‘fight their own DNA’ to properly cover the redacted Mueller report.  —  It's certainly possible that the news media will do a nuanced, accurate job Thursday of helping citizens understand the redacted version of the Mueller report.  —  It's possible they will do a better job …
Peter Nicholas / The Atlantic:
Who's Afraid of the Mueller Report?
Discussion: Townhall, Washington Post and Raw Story
Jeffrey A. Engel / Washington Post:
Impeachment should be a no-brainer, no matter what the Mueller report says
Discussion: Raw Story
Alexandra Jaffe / Associated Press:
Buttigieg to Democrats: Don't get bogged down zinging Trump  —  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says President Donald Trump is “kind of like a Chinese finger trap — you know, the harder you pull, the more you get stuck” and warns that Democrats …
RELATED:
Jason Johnson / The Root:   Attention Black People: It's Your Fault Should Donald Trump Get Re-Elected in 2020
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: Buttigieg storms Iowa, shrugs off hecklers
CBS Denver:
CAPTURED: Sol Pais Taken Into Custody At Mount Evans  —  CLEAR CREEK COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - The massive search for Sol Pais is over.  She was captured on Wednesday morning in Clear Creek County.  The 18-year-old female suspect was on the run after after making threats that led to the closure …
RELATED:
Kamala Harris / TIME:
Christine Blasey Ford  —  Her story, spoken while holding back tears, shook Washington and the country.  Her courage, in the face of those who wished to silence her, galvanized Americans.  And her unfathomable sacrifice, out of a sense of civic duty, shined a spotlight on the way we treat survivors of sexual violence.
RELATED:
Brett Kavanaugh / TIME:
Most Influential People  —  When Brett Kavanaugh was named the President's choice to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy, he was one of the most qualified Supreme Court nominees in modern history.  He had a sterling academic record, impeccable legal credentials and a prolific record of thoughtful …
Elizabeth Warren / TIME:
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez  —  The year 2008 was a reckoning.  While millions of Americans lost their livelihoods to Wall Street's greed, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lost her dad to lung cancer, and her family fell off a financial cliff.  She watched as our government bailed out Wall Street while it ignored families like hers.
RELATED:
Catherine Lucey / Associated Press:
APNewsBreak: Ivanka Trump says she passed on World Bank job  —  ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in taking the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it.  —  In an Associated Press interview …
Discussion: Political Wire
Bloomberg:
Mnuchin Plans to Hire Fox's Monica Crowley as Spokeswoman, Sources Say  —  Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plans to hire Fox News commentator Monica Crowley as his top spokeswoman, according to people familiar with the matter, as he seeks to tout the GOP's tax cuts and navigate Democrats' demands for the president's tax returns.
Peter Baker / New York Times:
A President of the People or a President of His People?  —  WASHINGTON — In the last couple of weeks, President Trump repeatedly called his enemies “treasonous.”  He threatened to punish Democrats by dumping migrants in their districts.  He promoted a video tying a Muslim congresswoman …
Tim Miller / The Bulwark:
The Kiss  —  Holy crap, they kissed.  —  I was absentmindedly scrolling through my Instagram live stories a few weeks ago.  That rote escape from the garbage that awaits on the rest of the phone: Baby Pic.  Thirst Trap.  Celeb Live Vid.  Another Baby.  Beach Scene.
Discussion: Washington Blade and MSNBC
Daniel Larison / The American Conservative:
Trump's Shameful Yemen Veto Defines His Presidency  —  As expected, Trump used his veto tonight to reject S.J.Res. 7, the antiwar Yemen resolution passed by both houses of Congress earlier this year: … Trump has been a supporter of the war on Yemen for years, and since taking office …
Discussion: Washington Monthly and TheBlaze
RELATED:
Donald J. Trump / The White House:
Presidential Veto Message to the Senate to Accompany S.J. Res. 7
Washington Post:
Trump vetoes resolution to end U.S. participation in Yemen's civil war
Discussion: Mother Jones, FDD, The Week, Slate, Politico and Axios
Raphael Satter / Associated Press:
AP Exclusive: Undercover spy targeted Kaspersky critics  —  LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive.  The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Hong Kong, but didn't seem overly familiar with the city.
Discussion: Gizmodo
Washington Post:
Doctors in five states charged with prescribing pain killers for cash, sex  —  Dozens of medical professionals in five states were charged Wednesday with participating in the illegal prescribing of more than 32 million pain pills, including doctors who prosecutors said traded sex for prescriptions …
Discussion: Althouse and The Crime Report
Gina Kolata / New York Times:
‘Partly Alive’: Scientists Revive Cells in Brains From Dead Pigs  —  In research that upends assumptions about brain death, researchers brought some cells back to life — or something like it.  —  In a study that raises profound questions about the line between life and death …
Luke Harding / The Guardian:
Deutsche Bank faces action over $20bn Russian money-laundering scheme  —  Exclusive: in confidential internal report seen by the Guardian, bank says scandal has hurt global brand  —  Germany's troubled Deutsche Bank faces fines, legal action and the possible prosecution of “senior management” …
Claremont Institute:
An Interview with Norman Podhoretz  —  This interview appears in the forthcoming Spring 2019 issue of the Claremont Review of Books.  —  CRB: Let's start by talking about Donald Trump and you.  In the first sentence of the first chapter of your book Making It, recently republished …
Yahoo News:
Trump's Notre-Dame advice ‘risible’, says fire chief  —  by Isabelle TOURN� with Olivier LUCAZEAU in Marseille  —  As Notre-Dame in Paris burned, US President Donald Trump tweeted some advice to French firefighters.  —  “Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out.
Discussion: Washington Monthly
RELATED:
Lori Hinnant / Associated Press:   Shock, sadness, but no panic: Minutes that saved Notre Dame
Sally Yates / TIME:
Robert Mueller  —  Born to privilege, Robert S. Mueller III has lived his life governed not by a sense of entitlement but of duty.  Distinctly apolitical, he confounds those who can't comprehend a person driven by his all too uncommon values: honor, integrity, humility, service.
RELATED:
Katie Galioto / Politico:
Sally Yates calls Mueller the ‘inverse’ of Trump
Discussion: Raw Story
Jim Galloway / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
The Jolt: Peachtree City ordinance would permit libel suits against critics  —  Bad ideas are apparently like the measles - especially contagious in populations that have neglected their vaccines.  Or in this case, basic civic lessons.  —  You know about the state lawmaker from Henry County …
David Rothkopf / The Daily Beast:
Trump & Co. Are Crossing Big, Bright Red Lines—and They're Getting Away With It  —  It's been bad since Day 1, of course.  But in recent weeks, the lawlessness has gotten far more egregious and dangerous.  What force can stop it?  —  Whatever revelations the redacted version of the Mueller report …
Daisuke Wakabayashi / New York Times:
The Most Measured Person in Tech Is Running the Most Chaotic Place on the Internet  —  Even by the nightmarish standards of the empire she oversees, Susan Wojcicki, the chief executive officer of YouTube, has had a dreadful start to 2019.  During a single week in February …
Peter Jamison / Washington Post:
D.C. housed the homeless in upscale apartments.  It hasn't gone as planned.  —  The SWAT team, the overdose, the complaints of pot smoke in the air and feces in the stairwell — it would be hard to pinpoint a moment when things took a turn for the worse at Sedgwick Gardens, a stately apartment building in Northwest Washington.
Russell Berman / The Atlantic:
The Democrats Whose 2020 Goal Is Grander Than the Presidency  —  BROOKLYN—The 10-person team plotting the next progressive era in American politics is crammed into a small, top-floor WeWork suite near the borough's waterfront.  —  The group's name, Future Now, is as generic …
Molly Prince / The Daily Caller:
SCOOP: Rashida Tlaib Hosts Another Extreme Anti-Israel, Terror-Affiliated Activist On Capitol Hill  — Democratic Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib met with members of the anti-Israel organization American Muslims for Palestine during an advocacy event they hosted on Capitol Hill.
Discussion: National Review and TheBlaze
Adam Shaw / Fox News:
‘Shadowy’ dark money network behind left-wing causes exposed in new report  —  An expansive network of “shadowy” dark money donors has grown to rival the influence of the conservative Koch network — pumping millions into left-wing causes ranging from health care to climate change to abortion …
Emily Dreyfuss / Wired:
JACK DORSEY IS CAPTAIN OF THE TWITTANIC AT TED 2019  —  ON TUESDAY, JACK Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, came to TED 2019 to answer for the sins of his platform.  In his signature black hoodie and jeans, unkempt facial hair, and black beanie, he sat with TED head Chris Anderson and Whitney Pennington Rodgers …
KBSL-TV:
Governor signs bill making voting more convenient in Kansas  —  Governor Laura Kelly has signed a new bill she says makes voting more convenient in Kansas.  —  “Over the past decade, we have seen countless efforts aimed at making voting more difficult in this state,” Governor Kelly said in a press release.
Discussion: Election Academy
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 2:15 PM ET, April 17, 2019.

View the current page or another snapshot:


 
 Who's Hiring in Media? 
 
 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Thomas Frank / E&E News:
Disaster relief slows under Trump. Just ask survivors
Washington Post:
Hong Kong's new extradition laws open the gates to Chinese repression
Diana Falzone / Vanity Fair:
“You Will Lose Everything”: Inside the Media's #MeToo Blacklist
Michelle Obama / TIME:
By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter  —  Loving Michelle Obama wasn't much of a choice.
Discussion: Breitbart and Rolling Stone
William Barr / TIME:
Most Influential People
Sara Carter / Sara A. Carter:
Exclusive: House Dems Sign Secret MOUs To Target Trump
Discussion: The Gateway Pundit and RedState
Marco Aquino / Reuters:
Peru ex-president Garcia shoots himself as police try to arrest him
 Earlier Items: 
Leander Kahney / Wired:
The FBI Wanted a Backdoor to the iPhone. Tim Cook Said No
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Andrew Yang is the candidate for the end of the world
Discussion: Futurism and Right Wing Watch
Sara Nelson / Vox:
Flight attendants know the real job killer isn't the Green New Deal. It's climate change.
Discussion: Joe.My.God. and Raw Story
Sofia Leung:
Whiteness as Collections  —  I had this interesting mini-eureka moment …
 

 
From Mediagazer:

Connor Mycroft / South China Morning Post:
Media orgs, WSJ union, and a congressional panel express support for Selina Cheng, who says WSJ fired her for assuming Hong Kong Journalists Association's chair

BBC:
A Russian court convicts Evan Gershkovich of espionage and sentences him to 16 years in prison; Wall Street Journal calls the trial a “sham”

Los Angeles Times:
LA County Sheriff's Department secretly investigated and urged the state AG to prosecute an LA Times reporter who wrote about a leaked list of problem deputies

 
Sister Sites:

Techmeme
 Top news and commentary for technology's leaders, from all around the web
Mediagazer
 Top news and commentary for media professionals from all around the web
WeSmirch
 The top celebrity news from all around the web on a single page