Decided to compare change in overdose deaths from 2015 to 2016 to the change in murders. Guess what.
Trump said Obama didn't make calls bc he wanted making calls to seem exceptional bc he was making up for having done nothing.
Eric Levitz's good piece at New York spurred me to write something I'd been meaning to hit for a while.
Bad news, Yankee fans: Trump's only 8-6 when he attends your games, not perfect as he once claimed.
A guy in Alabama made an interesting comment on NPR: Will there be a winter this winter?
It is the SCARIEST DAY IMAGINABLE. Here's how many other Friday, October 13ths you've already survived.
Finally got to live out my dream of writing spec dialogue for gangster movies.
No one better than Madrigal to find the through-line on Facebook's role in politics.
New polling shows that black Americans are more likely to want new gun laws than white Americans.
John Kelly: "Fund the State Department or buy more bullets."
Trump: Hmm. I choose B.
I wrote about that weird Mark Penn column about how Trump is #actually popular, in a sense.
Trump's banking on a low fatality count in Puerto Rico -- a number that is hard to measure with accuracy.
In which I sat under Playboy magazine covers in the bar at Trump Soho for an hour with no other patrons.
That Hannity interview was a train wreck and, though he doesn't see it, a disservice to Trump.
Trump professed views on the freedom of the press are the demonstrated views of his "friend" Erdogan.
Here you go: @pr_recovery tweets hourly updates on Puerto Rico's recovery.
Trump wants us to look at how the markets have done since the election. OK.
Of course Trump wants more nukes. His sense of presidential power overlaps with the power of the military.
A brief history of a subject we've all wondered about: Bowling alley design in southern Germany.
I'm sure talking about Hillary Clinton and climate change won't earn me any negative emails.
Cy Vance should not be running unopposed for a position as important as DA of Manhattan.
Trump to Forbes: The country is $20 trillion in debt thanks to foreign aid.
Trump sees IQ as he does his net worth: Always the highest and never independently measurable.
Why Trump et al. are making the NFL protests about the military.
Americans are more divided about the NFL protests (and many other things) on partisan lines than racial ones.
18 visits to the club at Sterling, 7 percent of days as president.
53 games of golf, once every 5 days.
For political nerds, a must-watch "60 Minutes" interview with the brains behind Trump's win: A guy who used Facebook.