Check out Mini-memeorandum for simple mobiles or memeorandum Mobile for modern smartphones.
11:30 AM ET, November 30, 2022

memeorandum

 Top Items: 
Robert Tracinski / The Bulwark:
If Only Someone Could Have Warned Them  —  Why Republicans refused to see the truth about Trump until it was too late.  —  If you were a Republican hoping that Donald Trump would either quietly fade away or become muted and “presidential” in the run-up to 2024, you didn't have much to be grateful for this Thanksgiving.
RELATED:
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 …
Tom Nichols / The Atlantic:
Never Trump Means Never
Mark Leibovich / The Atlantic:
Just Wait Until You Get to Know Ron DeSantis  —  Governor Ron DeSantis has a growing store of admirers.  This includes many who have watched the cantankerous Floridian only from afar.  They have heard glowing things.  He was the biggest winner of an otherwise dark election cycle for Republicans.
RELATED:
Burgess Everett / Politico:
The GOP's same-sex marriage evolution: A slow, choppy tidal shift  —  Thom Tillis has helped ink plenty of bipartisan deals over the past two years.  His advocacy for protecting same-sex marriage rights still surprised some of his fellow senators.  —  “When people first saw me get involved …
RELATED:
Washington Post:
Senate passes bill to protect same-sex, interracial marriages  —  The Senate on Tuesday passed the Respect for Marriage Act, which would enshrine marriage equality into federal law, granting protections to same-sex and interracial couples.  —  The bill passed in a 61-36 vote, with 12 Republicans joining Democrats to vote for it.
Benjy Sarlin / Semafor:
Why the Senate's marriage bill is splitting Republicans and the religious right
Alliance Defending Freedom:
US Senate passes legislation disrespecting marriage, endangering religious freedom
Discussion: Aleteia
Politico:
POLITICO Playbook: The Hill's big choice: Omnibus or struggle bus?
Discussion: Semafor, The Hill and Political Wire
Annie Grayer / CNN:
House January 6 committee chairman says panel ‘close to putting pens down’ on final report  —  The chairman of the House select committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol said Tuesday that the panel is “close to putting pens down” on its final report, which is slated for release by the end of this Congress.
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Twitter ends its ban on covid misinformation  —  Doctors and public health officials say Musk's decision is a ‘huge step backwards’ and will lead to more deaths  —  Twitter will no longer enforce its policy against coronavirus misinformation, worrying experts who say the move …
RELATED:
The Intercept:
Left-Wing Voices Are Silenced on Twitter as Far-Right Trolls Advise Elon Musk … Elon Musk claims to be “fighting for free speech in America” but the social network's new owner appears to be overseeing a purge of left-wing activists from the platform.  —  Several prominent antifascist organizers …
Washington Post:
Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes guilty of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy  —  A federal jury on Tuesday convicted Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes of seditious conspiracy for leading a months-long plot to unleash political violence to prevent the inauguration of President Biden, culminating in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol.
RELATED:
NBC News:
Two Oath Keepers, including founder, convicted of seditious conspiracy in Jan. 6 case
Diego Mendoza / Semafor:
SBF says he secretly donated to Republicans as much as Democrats  —  Sign up for Semafor Flagship: A global, insightful daily briefing.  —  Your Email addressSign Up  —  Sam Bankman-Fried, the founder of the cryptocurrency exchange service FTX, revealed in a new interview that he donated …
RELATED:
NBC News:
House Democrats will elect a new generation of leaders Wednesday  —  WASHINGTON — House Democrats will elect their new leadership team Wednesday morning, ushering in a younger generation of leaders after Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer decided to step aside after Democrats narrowly lost the majority this month.
Discussion: The Hill, CBS News, Forbes, CNN and Common Dreams
Greg Bluestein / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
Herschel Walker's stumbles complicate final stretch of his runoff bid  —  As a surge of Georgia voters streamed to the polls this weekend, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock headlined a half-dozen rallies across metro Atlanta.  Herschel Walker, his Republican opponent, was nearly invisible, without a public event for five days.
Bari Weiss / Common Sense:
Bibi's Back: A Conversation With Israel's New Prime Minister  —  'How many leaders have come back from political death, not once, but twice?  I've come back.  The question is: what am I coming back for?' … Bari Weiss: Prime Minister Netanyahu, thank you so much for being here.
Mike Wendling / BBC:
Oath Keepers: 'How I escaped my father's militia'  —  The son of militia leader Stewart Rhodes spent years plotting to help his family escape from his father's control.  Now that the elder Rhodes faces decades in prison, the rest of the family is rebuilding their lives.  —  The time had come.
New York Times:
Jiang Zemin, Leader Who Guided China Into Global Market, Dies at 96  —  Mr. Jiang, a wily and garrulous politician, presided over a decade of meteoric economic growth in the post-Tiananmen era.  —  Jiang Zemin, the Shanghai Communist kingpin who was handpicked to lead China …
Discussion: UPI, Associated Press and NPR
CNN:
Rail unions decry Biden's call for Congress to block strike.  Businesses praise the plan  —  New York CNN Business —  President Joe Biden was in the unusual position Tuesday of being praised by business interests and attacked by his normal allies in the labor movement after calling …
RELATED:
NBC News:
House poised to pass a bill to avert looming rail strike
Adam Wren / Politico:
Braun to run for Indiana governor, opening Senate seat in 2024  —  Indiana Sen. Mike Braun is running for governor, according to paperwork filed with the secretary of state's office Tuesday.  —  POLITICO reported in September that Braun, elected to the Senate in 2018 after defeating former Sen. Joe Donnelly …
Max Chafkin / Bloomberg:
FTX's Collapse Validates Gary Gensler's Crypto Skepticism  —  If you're looking to apportion blame for the collapse of FTX, there are quite a few worthy candidates.  Start with founder Sam Bankman-Fried, who under the banner of “effective altruism”—a 4chan thread of a moral philosophy …
Stephanie Corsetti / SBS News:
Jacinda Ardern asked if meeting Finland's PM because they are ‘similar in age’, shuts that question down  —  She asked if that question was ever put to Barack Obama or John Key.  —  Jacinda Ardern has hit back at a question from a journalist around the reasons for her meeting with Finnish prime minister Sanna Marin.
Discussion: Semafor, Reuters and Politico
Washington Post:
Whip count: Here's how much trouble Kevin McCarthy is in  —  Would-be House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) appeared on Newsmax on Monday.  And rather strikingly, he floated a scenario for the upcoming vote to lead the House: “If we play games on the floor, the Democrats could end up picking who the speaker is.”
Wall Street Journal:
FDA Plans to Allow More Gay, Bisexual Men to Donate Blood  —  Current rules bar blood donations from men who recently had sex with men due to HIV transmission risk  —  Gay and bisexual men in monogamous relationships would be allowed to donate blood without abstaining from sex under guidelines …
Dan Michalski / Washington Post:
Biden to honor tribes with Nevada national monument, his biggest yet  —  Tribes, environmentalists and many local officials support protecting nearly 450,000 acres around Spirit Mountain, but some developers warn it could hamper renewable energy projects  —  SEARCHLIGHT, Nevada …
 
 
 Archived Page Info: 
This is a snapshot of memeorandum at 11:30 AM ET, November 30, 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
 
 Subscribe: 
memeorandum RSS feed
memeorandum on Twitter
memeorandum on Mastodon
 
 
 More Items: 
Sylvan Lane / The Hill:
US economy grew faster in third quarter than first estimated
The Bulwark:
The (Nonpartisan) Polls Were Fine, Actually
Alia Wong / USA Today:
Schools are becoming hotbeds of political conflict - especially in purple districts
CNN:
China is planning an embassy in London on land with a royal past. Residents want King Charles to intervene
Sarah Maslin Nir / New York Times:
On City Streets, Fear and Hope as Mayor Pushes to Remove Mentally Ill
RADAR:
‘Too Toxic’: Dr. Oz's Ex-TV Producers Blowing Him Off As He Tries To Relaunch TV Career Following Failed Senate Run
Discussion: Jezebel and PoliticusUSA
Washington Examiner:
Fauci has destroyed the credibility of the public health establishment
Discussion: Fox News
Aaron Sibarium / Washington Free Beacon:
University of Florida Medical School Scrubs Web Pages of Woke Content in Wake of Exposé
Discussion: The Arizona Sun Times
 Earlier Items: 
Laura Litvan / Bloomberg:
GOP's Thune Sees Debt-Ceiling Hike as Vehicle for Budget Cuts
Craig Mauger / Detroit News:
State Senate votes to hold Michigan's 2024 presidential primary earlier
Bill Rankin / Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
S.C. court directs Meadows to appear before Fulton grand jury
Michelangelo Signorile / The Signorile Report:
The powerful gay man behind Tucker Carlson's bloodcurdling hate
Discussion: HuffPost
Toluse Olorunnipa / Washington Post:
Biden, in Michigan, sharpens 2024 pitch with focus on 2021-2022