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What Peter Thiel Was Doing In Cleveland

buzzfeed.com — If you want to understand what Peter Thiel was doing in Cleveland, you won't get much from reading his brief and quickly delivered convention speech, which was focused in surprisingly large part on the sort of thing political hacks expect technologists to talk about: the sad state of federal government IT.

BuzzFeed Edit News

buzzfeed.com — Right before Britain voted to leave the European Union, this chart went viral: In short, the old voted to leave. And it looks like the old voted a lot more than the young. The young - with far longer to reckon with the change - are stuck with the result.

Selling Trump In Park City

huffingtonpost.com — The toughest guy in Park City this weekend was Anthony Scaramucci, a top Donald Trump fundraiser and his emissary to the anti-Trump resistance.

Selling Trump In Park City

buzzfeed.com — The toughest guy in Park City this weekend was Anthony Scaramucci, a top Donald Trump fundraiser and his emissary to the anti-Trump resistance. The compact hedge fund manager, well-cut blue suit, open collar, and the light-on-his-feet prowl of a boxer, had just emerged from a panel discussion at Mitt Romney's annual conference here.

Trump Adviser's Ties Raise Security Questions

buzzfeed.com — With Donald Trump on the brink of receiving classified security briefings from the Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. foreign policy figures of both parties are raising concerns about a close Trump aide's ties to allies of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The Media Keeps Letting Trump Get Away With His Iraq Lie

huffingtonpost.com — One of the great stories of 2016 is how Donald Trump hacked the media: how he learned from the New York tabloids and The Apprentice; how he dictated terms to the weakened television networks; how he used Twitter and won Facebook.

The Media Keeps Letting Trump Get Away With His Iraq Lie

buzzfeed.com — One of the great stories of 2016 is how Donald Trump hacked the media: how he learned from the New York tabloids and The Apprentice; how he dictated terms to the weakened television networks; how he used Twitter and won Facebook. Those are complex questions that we will argue about for decades.

The Walking Dead’s Danai Gurira Picks Up Her Sword to Fight Sexism Around The Globe

article.wn.com — By: Ben Smith Don't bother trying to second-guess or pigeonhole Danai Gurira. Though she's best known as the katana wielding badass Michonne on AMC's The Walking Dead, she's also an esteemed Broadway actor and award winning playwright.

Donald Trump Secretly Told The New York Times What He Really Thinks About Immigration

buzzfeed.com — The New York Times is sitting on an audio recording that some of its staff believes could deal a serious blow to Donald Trump, who, in an off-the-record meeting with the newspaper, called into question whether he would stand by his own immigration views. Trump visited the paper's Manhattan headquarters on Tuesday, Jan.

The Only Strategy For Hillary Clinton Is To Scorch The Earth

buzzfeed.com — If Hillary Clinton manages to beat Bernie Sanders, the early primaries have already revealed that there's only one strategy for the general election against a Republican, be it Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, or Ted Cruz: Scorch the earth. There was a scenario, which looks more like a fantasy, in which Clinton was a movement.
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Jul 29, 2016

RT @Taniel: Recapping all of today’s major rulings on voting rights: https://t.co/mEqtsJsXTw

Jul 29, 2016

Becoming pretty unclear whether the NDA's that buy silence in TV & Hollywood can be enforced  https://twitter.com/jebediahreed/status/759122901379452928 

Jul 29, 2016

RT @BuzzFeed: Inside the totally batshit Brazilian conspiracy theory that Beyoncé kidnapped Sia  http://bzfd.it/2aiX5LV  https://t.co/BPVOzdnCPP


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