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11:30 AM ET, November 22, 2021

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Ben Smith / New York Times:
Two Fox News Contributors Quit in Protest of Tucker Carlson's Jan. 6 Special  —  Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, stars of a brand of conservatism that has fallen out of fashion, decide they've had enough.  —  The trailer for Tucker Carlson's special about the Jan. 6 mob at the Capitol landed online …
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The Dispatch:
Why We Are Leaving Fox News  —  A brief explanation.  —  We joined Fox News as contributors in early 2009.  Combined, that's more than 20 years of experience, relationships, and friendships.  For most of that time, we were proud to be associated with the network, if not necessarily with every program …
Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
As two Fox contributors quit over Tucker Carlson, an alarming truth is revealed  —  It is fitting that two Fox News contributors have severed their ties with the network over Tucker Carlson's glorification of Jan. 6 at exactly the moment when more than 150 scholars are sounding a loud, clanging alarm about the future of our democracy.
Discussion: MSNBC and Mediaite
David Folkenflik / NPR:
Two Fox News commentators resign over Tucker Carlson series on the Jan. 6 siege
Discussion: Mediaite
Politico:   POLITICO Playbook: The case for why Biden is screwed
Wall Street Journal:
Biden Will Tap Jerome Powell for New Term as Fed Chairman  —  Reappointment signals continuity in economic policy with central bank leader who remains popular among lawmakers in both parties  —  President Biden is set to nominate Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to a second term leading …
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The White House:
President Biden Nominates Jerome Powell to Serve as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Dr. Lael Brainard to Serve as Vice Chair
Discussion: Insider, CBS News, UPI and Townhall
Tony Czuczka / Bloomberg:
Biden to Speak on Economy on Tuesday With Fed Decision Looming
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
5 dead, more than 40 injured after SUV plows into crowd at Christmas parade in Wisconsin  —  Five people were killed and more than 40 were injured after a driver in an SUV plowed through a Christmas parade in Waukesha, Wis., on Sunday evening, officials said — a violent end to the otherwise festive scene …
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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:
A car plowed through the Waukesha Christmas Parade and people are injured, according to witness  —  Christopher Kuhagen Mary Spicuzza Molly BeckMilwaukee Journal Sentinel  —  WAUKESHA - A car plowed into the Waukesha Christmas Parade Sunday evening, leaving multiple people injured, according to witnesses on scene.
ABC News:
5 dead, over 40 injured after car plows into crowd at Wisconsin Christmas parade
Hunter Walker / Rolling Stone:
Leaked Texts: Jan. 6 Organizers Say They Were ‘Following POTUS’ Lead'  —  Rally planners coordinated closely with the White House before Jan. 6 and readied a dinner party while the Capitol was under siege, according to leaked group text messages obtained by Rolling Stone
Discussion: emptywheel and Raw Story
Theodore Schleifer / Puck:
Bezos and Obama's Surprise $100 Million Marriage  —  A nine-figure gift from Jeff Bezos to the Obama Foundation, midwifed by Jay Carney, marks another evolution in Bezos' remarkable career as the Amazon founder seeks new causes (and friends) in politics and philanthropy.  —  Jason Armond via Getty Images)
Eoin Higgins / The Flashpoint:
Company Man: The Data Behind Glenn Greenwald's Twitter Loyalty to Fox News  —  He's hardly tweeted a critical word about the network since April 2020  —  Conservative provocateur Glenn Greenwald takes pride in his consistency and principles—especially when it comes to taking the media to task.
CBS News:
European thinktank adds U.S. to list of “backsliding” democracies for 1st time  —  Stockholm — The United States has joined an annual list of “backsliding” democracies for the first time, the International IDEA think-tank said on Monday, pointing to a “visible deterioration” that it said began in 2019.
Discussion: Raw Story, Al Jazeera and Japan Times
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
Joe Biden's Big Squeeze … It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that the fate of American democracy may hinge on President Joe Biden's success.  If his approval rating sinks too far below 50 percent, it becomes more likely than not that the next election will reinstall into power his exiled predecessor …
Washington Post:
N.Y. prosecutors set sights on new Trump target: Widely different valuations on the same properties  —  The Trump Organization owns an office building at 40 Wall Street in Manhattan.  In 2012, when the company was listing its assets for potential lenders, it said the building was worth $527 million …
Discussion: Raw Story and Joe.My.God.
Haaretz:
‘The Iran Deal Was a Mistake.  Withdrawing From It Was Even Worse’  —  Former Defense Minister Ya'alon says at Haaretz-UCLA Israeli National Security Conference that Trump and Netanyahu's attempt to collapse the nuclear deal was ‘the main mistake’ in Iran policy over past decade
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Haaretz:   Ex-Mossad Chief Admits: Iran Enriching More Than Under Nuke Agreement
New York Post:
Armed father-daughter duo march alongside anti-Rittenhouse protesters — to protect them  —  KENOSHA, WI — Protesters upset over the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse marched in Kenosha on Sunday — in the presence of a Second Amendment-supporting father-daughter duo armed with AR-15s they said were to protect the demonstrators.
Discussion: Althouse
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR:
In a first test of its planetary defense efforts, NASA's going to shove an asteroid  —  NASA is about to launch an unprecedented mission to knock an asteroid slightly off-course.  —  In the first real-world test of a technique that could someday be used to protect Earth from a threatening space rock …
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Meghan Bartels / Space.com:   NASA's DART mission will move an asteroid and change our relationship with the solar system
Burgess Everett / Politico:
Senate's Jan. 6 ethics probe into Cruz, Hawley drags on  —  House Democrats swiftly moved to punish Paul Gosar within days of his violent social media post.  The Senate's investigation into two Republicans who challenged the 2020 election is a much different matter.
Discussion: POLITICUSUSA and Raw Story
Matthew Yglesias / Slow Boring:
How to be an anti-racist  —  Diversity training doesn't work — here's some stuff that does  —  Stanford political scientist Hakeem Jefferson remarked the other day that “what's so wild to me about all of these arguments for ‘popularism’ is that popularists never seem to entertain the idea …
Dominick Mastrangelo / The Hill:
Kyle Rittenhouse: ‘I support the BLM movement’  —  Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who was acquitted of murder last week after shooting and killing two people in Kenosha, Wis., during civil unrest there last year, said he supports the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement.  —  “I'm not a racist person.
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Sarah Rumpf / Mediaite:
Kyle Rittenhouse Tells Tucker Carlson He's ‘Not a Racist Person’ and Supports BLM: ‘This Case Has Nothing To Do With Race’
Discussion: Raw Story, TheGrio and Instapundit
Robert T. Garrett / Dallas Morning News:
Greg Abbott holds 6-point lead over Beto O'Rourke, bigger edge in 3-way Texas governor's race  —  Actor Matthew McConaughey must decide quickly, as Texas' 2022 gubernatorial contest is taking shape fast, a poll published Sunday by The Dallas Morning News and UT-Tyler poll shows.
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Joe DePaolo / Mediaite:   SHOCK POLL: Matthew McConaughey Tops Texas Gov. Greg Abbott By 8 in Head-to-Head Matchup, Clobbers Beto Nearly 2-to-1
Steven Greenhouse / American Prospect:
A Look at How Unions Lift Workers  —  Unions aren't just about strikes and politics—the stories the media covers.  There's a big story the media usually misses about unions: how, concretely, they improve workers' lives.  —  Café supervisor Madeleine Souza-Rivera speaking at a union meeting
 
 
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Rebecca Davis O'Brien / New York Times:
Man Who Threatened Democrats Online Could Face Years in Prison
Discussion: Raw Story
Margaret Talev / Axios:
“Midnight is approaching” to pass voting rights protections
Laura Barrón-López / Politico:
Team Biden gets some pep in its step after months of taking it on the chin
Discussion: CNN
Yaron Steinbuch / New York Post:
Illinois Dem blasted for calling Wisconsin Christmas rampage ‘karma’
Discussion: Fox News and Louder With Crowder
Rachel Roubein / Washington Post:
How much to cut hospital payments is another Build Back Better battle
Julia Davis / The Daily Beast:
Self-Pitying Jan. 6 Rioter-on-the-Run Sucks Up to Russia on State TV
Discussion: Raw Story, Joe.My.God. and YouTube
Sarah Salem / Washington Post:
Voting machines are a casualty of unnecessary election audits
 Earlier Items: 
John Wagner / Washington Post:
Rep. Welch announces Democratic bid for seat of retiring Sen. Leahy of Vermont
Miranda Devine / New York Post:
White House doctor is hiding Joe Biden's brain drain
Discussion: Insider and Power Line
Sacramento Bee:
Equal opportunity extremism: How women seized the moment in California's far-right radical politics
Robert Tracinski / Quillette:
The Enemy of My Enemy  —  During a recent conference of nationalist conservatives …
Annie Vainshtein / San Francisco Chronicle:
‘People are freaking out’: From martial arts to high-end locks, S.F. residents are investing in self-protection
Discussion: Breitbart
 

 
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Samantha Cole / 404 Media:
Source and doc: Runway scraped thousands of videos from YouTube creators and brands, including Disney and VICE News, to train its Gen-3 AI video generation tool

Kendra Barnett / The Drum:
Publicis Groupe announces it will acquire Influential, the world's largest influencer agency by measure of revenue; Influential has a network of 3.5M+ creators

Deepa Seetharaman / Wall Street Journal:
OpenAI says it partnered with publishers including WSJ and The Atlantic to build its search engine SearchGPT; publishers can manage how their content appears

 
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