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Blue State Blues: ADL Owes Trump Supporters an Apology

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has led a campaign of defamation over the last several months, involving false claims of antisemitism, and targeting President Donald Trump; his adviser, Steve Bannon; and Breitbart News. Now the whole story has fallen apart.

NYT: Like Henry VIII’s Thomas Cromwell, Trump’s Steve Bannon Is a ‘Brilliant and Cunning’ Strategist ‘Trying to Destroy the Existing Order’

In his latest op-ed, New York Times columnist Timothy Egan explores the similarities between President Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon and King Henry VIII’s chief minister Thomas Cromwell, whom Bannon jokingly compared himself to when he told an interviewer last year, “I am Thomas Cromwell in the court of the Tudors.”

CNN Scoop: Steve Bannon Knows Fact About Joseph McCarthy

Andrew Kaczynski, CNN’s chief Old News correspondent, sees a scandal in former Breitbart executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon saying that history has vindicated Sen. Joseph McCarthy — a fact that has been Old News since before Kaczynski began his career at BuzzFeed.

NYT: Populist Steve Bannon Reassures Conservatives Uneasy About Trump

The New York Times’ Jeremy Peters writes that Donald Trump’s chief strategist Steve Bannon “offered a message of soothing reassurance to the conservative activists” at the annual CPAC conference on Thursday. Bannon’s reputation, Peters writes, “has taken on almost mythic proportion as a fire-breathing populist, emerging power center, man of mystery.”