Trump-Free Briefs

  • Convicted criminal James O’Keefe claims that on Thursday he will release hundreds of hours of unaired, internal CNN videotape revealing the liberal bias of its employees, which is the kind of thing you do when you don’t have a solid half-hour of videotape revealing the liberal bias of its employees.
  • Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) is launching an investigation to uncover which national parks employees knew about a federal landmark designation, what they knew, and when they knew it, because he has priorities.
  • A new study shows that rural, western counties that are home to federal lands perform better on key economic measures than the desolate wastelands of privatization do.
  • New aerial footage shows the crack in Antarctica’s Larsen ice shelf is now large enough to span the gap between ironic metaphor and holy shit.
  • House Republicans want to delay their lawsuit attempting to block federal subsidies to health-insurance companies, now that ending those subsides wouldn’t also hurt Pres. Obama.