Aiming for Facts

The Best Writing on the Web, 4/15

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Written by James Piltch

What we are reading and discussing today:

Cohen Probe the Problem?: Maggie Haberman et al report in The New York Times that the president is reportedly more concerned by the Cohen inquiry than the Mueller investigation.

A Racist Arrest at Starbucks: Two African-American men met at a Starbucks in Philadelphia and were arrested. Their arrest has raised questions about companies’ bias: Patricia Madej, Joseph DiStefano, and Jacob Adelman, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Weed Will Live On: The Trump administration is stepping back from its crackdown on legal marijuana, reports Evan Halper in The Los Angeles Times.

About the author

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James Piltch

James Piltch is the editor of Smerconish.com. His writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Forward, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.