Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
4:05 PM ET, November 29, 2022


 Top Items: 
Marc Caputo / NBC News:
The inside story of Trump's explosive dinner with Ye and Nick Fuentes  —  Just two days before Thanksgiving, Donald Trump was planning to have a private, uneventful dinner with an old friend: Ye, the rapper formerly known as Kanye West.  —  The two had arranged to break bread Tuesday night …
‘Immoral,’ ‘Disgusting,’ ‘Ass Clown’: Republicans rage against Trump's antisemitic dinner party  —  Sign up for Semafor Principals: An insider's guide to power in D.C.  —  Your Email addressSign Up  —  Donald Trump faced a deluge of criticism from across the Republican party spectrum …
John L. Dorman / Insider:
McConnell says Trump is ‘highly unlikely to ever be elected president’ amid furor over dinner with Ye and white supremacist Nick Fuentes
Jason D. Greenblatt / CNN:
Former Trump White House envoy: Dinner with Kanye West and Nick Fuentes should not have happened
Philip Klein / National Review:   Trump's Reckless Dinner with Kanye Is a Window into a Second Term
Zachary Donnini / Decision Desk HQ:
The US House Was Biased Toward Democrats in 2022: Why Republicans Are Developing a Geography Problem  —  In the 2012 Presidential Election, Democrat Barack Obama decisively defeated Republican Mitt Romney.  Obama won 332 electoral votes and the national Presidential popular vote by nearly 4%.
Daniel Nichanian / Bolts:
In Legislative Elections, Democrats Defied Recent History
Discussion: PennLive and Inside Elections
Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
RNC commissions ‘review’ of party tactics after disappointing midterm  —  The Republican National Committee is launching a review of the party's performance in the midterm election and bringing on a team of outside advisers to help guide strategy, as the GOP reckons with its disappointing performance in the election.
Cami Mondeaux / Washington Examiner:
Rick Scott slams McConnell and GOP leadership for ‘compromising our principles’
Discussion: The Hill and Fox News
Sen. Rick Scott / Washington Examiner:
Washington liars will not stop us from rescuing America
Discussion: The Hill
Washington Post:
Elon Musk is harming free expression on Twitter, not protecting it  —  “Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Elon Musk tweeted after he posted the results of an unscientific poll showing respondents favor allowing former president Donald Trump to return to Twitter.  The Latin phrase, roughly translating to …
David Gilbert / VICE:
Elon Musk Is Turning Twitter Into a Haven for Nazis  —  Musk has welcomed neo-Nazis back onto the platform, engaged with them on his timeline, and posted multiple tweets that appeal directly to them.  —  David Gilbert  —  Twitter has a problem with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content proliferating …
Donie O'Sullivan / CNN:
Twitter is no longer enforcing its Covid misinformation policy
Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker described himself as living in Texas during 2022 campaign speech  —  Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker, facing renewed and growing questions about his residency in the final week of the runoff campaign, described himself during …
Associated Press:
Students sent home, police on patrol as China curbs protests  —  Chinese universities sent students home and police fanned out in Beijing and Shanghai to prevent more protests Tuesday after crowds angered by severe anti-virus restrictions called for leader Xi Jinping to resign in the biggest show of public dissent in decades.
Li Yuan / New York Times:
Proud, Scared and Conflicted. What the China Protesters Told Me.
Tim Miller / The Bulwark:
A Letter to the DeSantis Fan-Boys From a Real Never Trumper  —  Level-setting on the New Precious.  —  In 2024, the chosen one will be Gov. Ron DeSantis.  It has thus been decreed by the old-guard members of Conservative Inc. Or at least the ones calculating enough to have survived the MAGA takeover.
Discussion: Raw Story
Carlos Lozada / New York Times:
Mike Pence Is Having a Moment He Doesn't Deserve  —  Mike Pence had a go-to line during his time as vice president of the United States.  When his boss would ask him to carry out some task or duty — say, take an overseas trip or run the response to a pandemic — Pence would look President Trump in the eye …
Nick Catoggio / The Dispatch:
Aren't You Embarrassed? … It's become immensely embarrassing to be a conservative in the United States.  —  Many of us have coped with that embarrassment by reregistering as independents.  A few found it so intolerable that they changed their views on policy altogether.
New York Times:
New York City Will Hospitalize More Mentally Ill People Involuntarily  —  Mayor Eric Adams directed city agencies, including the Police Department, to take people who appear mentally ill and seem likely to harm others to hospitals for psychiatric care.  —  Mayor Eric Adams announced …
Discussion: CBS News, PIX11 and Gothamist
Elon Musk's Job Cuts Decimated Twitter Team Tackling Child Sexual Abuse  —  Elon Musk has dramatically reduced the size of the Twitter Inc. team devoted to tackling child sexual exploitation on the platform, cutting the global team of experts in half and leaving behind an overwhelmed skeleton crew, people familiar with the matter said.
Morgan Meaker / Wired:
Layoffs Have Gutted Twitter's Child Safety Team
Elena Schneider / Politico:
Democrats prepare to upend presidential primary calendar  —  The list of states with the biggest say in Democratic presidential contests could get a big shake-up this week.  —  A flurry of public and private lobbying to reformat the longtime early-state lineup of Iowa, New Hampshire …
Anuj Chopra / The Guardian:
‘The Godfather, Saudi-style’: inside the palace coup that brought MBS to power  —  Not long ago, Saudi Arabia's crown prince, Mohammed bin Nayef, was all set to assume power.  But his ambitious young cousin had a ruthless plan to seize control for himself  —  he Saudi prince was detained all night.
Lizzie Presser / New York Times:
She Wasn't Ready for Children.  A Judge Wouldn't Let Her Have an Abortion.  —  As abortion access dwindles, America's ‘parental involvement’ laws weigh even more heavily on teenagers — who may need a court's permission to end their pregnancies.  —  To hear more audio stories from publications …
The yuan's the new dollar as Russia rides to the redback  —  Chinese entrepreneur Wang Min is delighted about Russia's embrace of the yuan.  His LED lights company can price contracts to Russian customers in yuan rather than dollars or euros, and they can pay him in yuan.  It's “win-win”, he says.
Discussion: Insider and TrackRecord Daily
NBC News:
Arizona secretary of state sues GOP-controlled county over refusal to certify election results
POLITICO Playbook: Why ‘Union Joe’ put the screws to rail workers  —  Presented by With help from Eli Okun and Garrett Ross  —  DRIVING THE DAY  —  In 1992, two days into a crippling railroad strike, then-Sen. JOE BIDEN came to the Senate floor and decried the lopsided nature …
Michael D. Shear / New York Times:
Congressional Leaders Say They Will Act to Prevent Rail Strike
Julie Kelly / American Greatness:
Everybody Hates Liz Cheney  —  Pimped by Democrats, used by the news media, abandoned by Republicans, and disliked by the public, Cheney, like her father, might have managed to tick off almost everyone on her way out the door.  —  It wasn't supposed to end this way.
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 4:05 PM ET, November 29, 2022.

View the current page or another snapshot:

 See Also: 
memeorandum: site main
memeorandum River: reverse chronological memeorandum
memeorandum Mobile: for phones
memeorandum Leaderboard: memeorandum's top sources
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Mastodon
 More Items: 
NBC News:
Biden cranks up his courtship of top donors ahead of the 2024 presidential election
Associated Press:
US OKs $1B arms sale to Qatar during key World Cup match
Olivier Blanchard / Financial Times:
It is time to revisit the 2% inflation target
Discussion: New York Times and BasedMoney
Susan Samples / WOOD-TV:
Testimony: Poll worker admitted to using USB drive
Sarah Krajewski / CEPA:
Light Flares in Ukraine's Darkness
Discussion: The Hill and Bloomberg
 Earlier Items: 
Sam Kiley / CNN:
Iran threatened families of national soccer team, according to security source
Ed Morrissey / HotAir:
NBC's Mystery of the Week: Where in the world is Miguel Almaguer after Pelosi-report retraction?
Discussion: Fox News and RedState
Peter Stone / The Guardian:
US courts ruling in favor of justice department turns legal tide on Trump
Discussion: Raw Story, Bloomberg and New York Times
Lloyd Grove / The Daily Beast:
Even Pat Boone Is Praying Trump Doesn't Run Again
Discussion: Raw Story