Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Morning Coffee (6/14/16)

Yesterday Donald Trump revoked the Washington Post's press credentials. Here's the statement in response from editor Marty Baron.

Good for her: Clinton renews call for gun control in wake of Orlando attack

"It’s quite another for white Democrats to not appreciate how liberal minorities feel about the possibility of a Trump presidency and what that would say about the state of racial progress in America. It would be a slap in the face, the latest sign that a kind of white privilege—throwing a temper tantrum because they don’t get their way despite how much it hurts people of color—is deeply rooted within liberal, Democratic ranks as well."

An uproar about Turgenev translations in advertising!

The Tonys commercial breaks sounded more entertaining than the Tonys themselves. To wit, here's Sean Hayes and Jake Gyllenhaal singing "A Whole New World."

This is great, from Lizzie Skurnick: How I Chose a Sperm Donor

Ooh, interesting: The Watergate Hotel’s Renovation Isn’t Afraid to Embrace Its Scandalous Past

Profile of Ask a Manager! (If you're not reading Ask a Manager, you should be.)

“A’ghailleann”: On Language-Learning and the Decolonisation of the Mind

Bone Relic From Becket, Murdered Archbishop, to Return to Scene of the Crime

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