• Bloomberg Really Does Know 'What It Takes To Beat Trump' -- Actually, He Knows Two Ways
    When Bloomberg says, "I know what it takes to beat Trump," he's using his financial industry roots, and expressing it as a hedge, because either way, Bloomberg cannot lose.
  • Freedom Of Speech Is Not Freedom Of Reach
    Ad pros know better than anyone that reach, even when it is "earned," doesn't come for free. But that's the case big digital platforms make to fend off criticism about why they don't censor users, even when they use their platforms to distribute vile and destructive speech that hurts our society.
  • 'Well, Ambassador And Mr. Morrison, I Have Some Bad News For You'
    The "bad news," according to House impeachment inquiry hearing Republican ranking member, Devin Nunes, is that "ratings are way down, way down." Turns out the Republican minority cannot even be honest about something as easily checkable as Nielsen ratings.
  • President Live Tweets Witness Intimidation, Adds Third Ring To Impeachment Media Circus
    Well, at least now we know the President is watching his impeachment inquiry. In a tweet that breaks yet another institutional norm -- and quite possibly, the law -- the President of the United States just live tweeted what many real-time observers have concluded is witness intimidation, or at the very least besmirching the character of former Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, even as she was giving testimony about how she feared personally about the President's attacks against her.
  • Cover Story: The Impeachment Of You Know Who
    What is black and white and red all over? When it's the cover of 'Time' magazine, it's a publishing statement that the subject is existentially important. (Its most famous use was for the April 8, 1966 "Is God Dead?" cover. "THE IMPEACHMENT OF DONALD TRUMP" cover hitting newsstands and browsers now isn't nearly that simple, but neither is its subject.