A new critique emerges. Fear of a narrow new government power at a scary moment.
Plus Metallica’s take on the national anthem, an 8-bit Great Gatsby video game, and the heartwarming story of an artist’s first gallery show.
Dan Pfeiffer pounds the press corps.
Plus very weird Shakespeare news, drones delivering newpapers, and Kate Gosselin’s Twitter habits.
Report finds the U.S. has violated Pakistan’s sovereignty with drone strikes.
Rand Paul’s filibuster made for strange bedfellows in the punditocracy. Here’s a breakdown ranked from most supportive of Rand to least.
“To allege that … our government would drop a drone hellfire missile on Jane Fonda … that brings the conversation from a serious discussion about U.S. policy to the realm of the ridiculous.”
Senator Rand Paul filibusters vote on CIA director nominee John Brennan over the use of drones against Americans on U.S. soil. Here are the highlights.
Where left and right meet. Paul on drones.
The Senator wants to know if it would be constitutional to kill an American in a café with a drone strike. “You have to look at all of the facts,” says Holder.
He picked it up on cable news, his office says.
The FAA has taken its time allowing the use of drones in filmmaking. Meanwhile, people are dying trying to get the perfect shot.
Covert CIA hits are getting “bigger, badder, and more frequent.”
A popular Instagram account that shows Google Maps images of drone strike targets has become a forum for hawkish cheerleading.
Or maybe taking off? At Creech Air Force Base in Nevada. Spotted by James Bridle, the man behind Dronestagram.
They’re not just for war! A hobby drone pulls off shots that used to be impossible outside of a Hollywood production.
Against images of sunsets and stir-fry on Instagram, there are now pictures of the places where hundreds of people are being killed by drones. Another instance of Instagram being used to tell the stories most of us can’t see.
“Right now in Iran, a lot of little kids are about to die.”
The Republican nominee says the U.S. needs a coherent strategy to disincentives radicalism — not just drone attacks.
Is that Mr. Death, or an Ewok? (update: It’s a Jawa!).