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Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.
The White House/FlickrNo, the Unemployment Rate Didn't Really Drop in MayDonald Trump bragged about a bogus jobs number and defiled George Floyd's name in the process.
Federal Bureau of Investigation/Wikimedia CommonsThe Hate Unleashed by Barr's Lies Has ConsequencesA family was threatened by racists who assumed they were antifa protesters.
John G. Martinez/Wikimedia CommonsDespite Pentagon Pushback, Trump Still Aims to Dominate the StreetsA revolt of the generals isn't stopping the president's effort to use the military to quell protests.