Daily Briefing

Deep buzz for the content-deprived

Every weekday, while you get showered and dressed, we pluck these dewy- fresh, breaking stories from the info-clogged byways of the datasphere. Pour yourself a cup of coffee and stoke up on everything you need to know, or at least enough to fake it.

Trump And The Truth
Jonathan Blitzer, The New Yorker | Trump And The Truth | October 11, 2016

The "rigged" election...

Donald Trump Is The GOP's Chemotherapy
George Will, The Washington Post | George Will On Trump | October 11, 2016

Trump should stay atop the ticket, for four reasons...

Donald And Billy On The Bus
Lindy West, The New York Times Op Ed | Donald And Billy On The Bus | October 9, 2016

All of you have failed women for generations, and you deserve to lose our votes...

The Trump Video
Datagnan, Daily Kos | The Trump Video | October 9, 2016

The most disturbing aspect of the Trump video is one that many men won't appreciate...

Donald Trump, Shamer In Chief
Adam Haslett, The Nation | Trump: Shamer In Chief | October 7, 2016

He's spectacularly trashed our political culture by weaponizing shame...

Readers On Pokémon Go Three Months On
Rachel Obordo and Guardian Readers, The Guardian | Pokémon Go Three Months On | October 6, 2016

"The silly game helped me walk again."...

Donald Trump's Ventures Began With A Lot Of Hype. Here's How They Turned Out.
Steve Eder and Alicia Parlapiano, The New YOrk Times | Trump's Ventures | October 6, 2016

"Huge, billions - those words would have to be in there."...

Afghanistan 15 Years On: Obama's Sorriest Legacy
Mark Perry, Politico | Afghanistan Muddle | October 6, 2016

Why America's longest war will remain a muddle for the next president...

How Hillary Clinton Grappled With Bill Clinton's Infidelity, And HIs Accusers
Megan Twohey, The New York Times | Bill Clinton's Infidelities & Accusers | October 3, 2016

"Most people in this town have no pain threshold."...

Timber Company Tells California Town, Go Find Your Own Water
Thomas Fuller, The New York Times | Weed & Water | October 2, 2016

Roseburg Forest Products is demanding that the city get its water elsewhere...