Miranda Hale

Writer. Editor. Educator. Lover of rhetoric & words. Curious. Wanderlustful. Writing a book on persuasion. 💕🗓

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Miranda Hale

177 days ago

Conscious tool. Useful idiot. Those are the choices

This Is the Moment of Truth for Republicans

theatlantic.com

Miranda Hale

708 days ago

Her daily habit of documenting conversations and meetings provided the special counsel’s office with its version of the Nixon White House tapes: a running account of the president’s actions, albeit in sentence fragments and concise descriptions.

Watergate had the Nixon tapes. Mueller had Annie Donaldson’s notes.

washingtonpost.com

Miranda Hale

1221 days ago

“Norilsk is a unique city, it was put here by force,” said Alexander Kharitonov, owner of a printing house in the city. “It is like a survivor. If it had not been for Norilsk, there would have been another principle of life in the Arctic: You came, you worked, you froze — and you left.”

The Lure of a Better Life, Amid Cold and Darkness

nytimes.com

Miranda Hale

1221 days ago

But of all the Fredos occupying Trump world, perhaps Donald Trump Jr. proved to be the easiest mark for the Russian

Week 26: Donald Jr. and WikiLeaks Talk Dirty

politico.com

Miranda Hale

1401 days ago

Look, I've seen the tweet about tapes. Lordy, I hope there are tapes.

Full text: James Comey testimony transcript on Trump and Russia

politico.com

Miranda Hale

1483 days ago

Mike Morell: It was about an hour from touching down, pretty late in the day, a lot of people were asleep, and the lights on Air Force One were turned down. The president came back into the staff compartment. I was the only one awake. I said, “How are you doing?” “I’m just fine, thanks for asking.” One of the things that struck me, he transformed right before my eyes from a president who was struggling a bit with the direction of his administration on September 10th, to a wartime president, just in a matter of hours. I could already see this new confidence and power in him.

‘We’re the Only Plane in the Sky’

politico.com

Miranda Hale

1483 days ago

Via BBC News, a compelling, empathetic, and moving story (it's also available in podcast form).

Body on the Moor

bbc.co.uk

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