Donald Trump Is No Patriot

In 1945, George Orwell distinguished between “nationalism” and “patriotism.” Nationalism, he argued, is the belief that your nation should dominate others. It “is inseparable from the desire for power.” A nationalist, Orwell argued, “thinks solely, or mainly, in terms of competitive prestige … his thoughts always turn on victories, defeats, triumphs and humiliations.” Patriotism, by…

Mueller releases list of more than 500 pieces of evidence against Manafort

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Wednesday released an itemized list of evidence prosecutors are considering for use against Paul Manafort as the former Trump aide’s Washington D.C. trial approaches. The list, first reported by Politico, contains about 500 items ranging from immunity agreements to texts between Manafort, Ukraine’s former president and a fellow U.S.…