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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

A "Presumptive Nominee," and More



On Tuesday, June 7, 2016 2:42 PM, The New Yorker <NewYorker@newsletter.newyorker.com> wrote:


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The New Yorker
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Amy Davidson

The G.O.P.'s Shock and Support for Trump

Following Trump's comments about Judge Curiel, leading Republicans are portraying his racism as an oddity that has nothing to do with his candidacy.

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John Cassidy

The Media Called the Democratic Race Too Early

The phrase "presumptive nominee" suggests that the race is already over, and that Clinton has already won. That isn't quite true.

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Currency

The Ungraspable Value of the World's Largest Diamond

Sotheby's estimates that the Lesedi La Rona is worth at least seventy million dollars, but a rough stone of this size is surprisingly hard to assess.

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Cultural Comment

Early Wired and the History of the Future

Reading issues of the magazine from 1993 to 1995, time capsules from the first dot-com bubble.

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The Sporting Scene

Muhammad Ali at the Ballgame

Everyone in the little park was cheering and clapping and chanting for the tall, frail gent up there in the shadows.

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Culture Desk

The Fantasy of the Deathbed Conversion

Why are evangelical Christians hellbent on claiming converts among the deceased, including famous atheists like Darwin and Hitchens?

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Childhood Reading

The Mysterious Book of My Memory

"The book that has affected me most is one I came across when I was ten or eleven years old and about which I know almost nothing."

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PAID POST

Paris, 1941. In a city under Nazi occupation, a hero of the French Resistance rises

News Desk

The Day Ali Punched Me

I could hear him shifting in his seat, leaning forward. Then his fist crashed gently against my right cheek.

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Daily Cartoon

Daily Cartoon

Tuesday, June 7th.

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