Good Thursday morning. Here are some of the stories making news in Washington and politics today.
Crude though they may be, however, political T-shirt slogans are useful distillations of social movements into their most basic conceptual elements. A T-shirt that says “Equal Pay Now” may not do much in the way of dismantling pay discrimination, but it does let you know where our energies lie. What, exactly, does wearing a shirt that says “WOMAN” serve as shorthand for?Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
■ Facebook still struggles with racial issues. An audit called its policies on white supremacy “too narrow.” And the United States Customs and Border Protection agency is investigating a secret Facebook group where agents joke about migrant mistreatment.
But there comes a time around the end of the first year of a child’s life when most parents begin to remember, vaguely, that entire days have gone by in which they have not discussed anything more complex than what happened to Daniel Tiger’s pants or where Elmo’s World really is. After the 17th reading of “Green Eggs and Ham” that day, parents might find themselves talking in iambic tetrameter out of habit (“You cannot have a cookie now, you cannot have it with a cow …”).Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days