ICYMI: My June book review was the delightful The Summer Before the War.
Nate Silver's general election forecast page is up. Now, I think people are making too much of this or thinking it's something it's not - it doesn't mean he's calling the election now, and he's certainly not saying that Clinton will get 80% of the vote - he's saying based on current polls there's an 80% chance Clinton will win, which is very different. But this is still very soothing and contains tons of fascinating data and I have bookmarked it so I can calm myself down as necessary.
The Second Amendment Hoax
This is an important and powerful read: Choosing a School for My Daughter in a Segregated City
Also important: Anti-Racism Erases Anti-Semitism
Look, another story about a Trump business being a scam: Trump Institute Offered Get-Rich Schemes With Plagiarized Lessons
Oh hey and another.
The president is not happy with Trump calling himself a populist.
As funny as the "Trump solicits liberal foreign politicians for donations" story was, it sounds right to me that it was probably a prank.
Heh: How to Cover Donald Trump Fairly: A Style Guide
Whoa: Tunnel Used by Jews to Escape Nazis Found
It's troubling that people are having to do this: To Secure Loans, Chinese Women Supply Perilous Collateral: Nude Photos