Charlottesville

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The defendant's crimes were so horrendous—and the maiming of innocents so severe—that they outweigh any factors the defendant may argue form a basis for leniency."
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Then-Vice President Joe Biden listens to then-President Barack Obama during a meeting in the Situation Room of the White House, Feb. 2, 2015.
"May Anita Hill always be trending every time Joe Biden is."
Jake Johnson, staff writer
"The core values of this nation, our standing in the world, our very democracy...

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This year's Martin Luther King Day comes with the usual dose of cognitive dissonance - the hateful Mike Pence is quoting him?! - along with an added shot of racist punk privilege from a mob of MAGA-hatted white boys of Covington Catholic who swarmed, taunted and jeered a Native American elder because they felt they could. King knew there is nothing new under the divisive sun. "This wasn't boys being boys," said one critic. "This is America being America."