I can’t believe it’s August already. Don’t get bummed about the final month of summer. Let me cheer you up with some of our top stories from July.
In the past month, Puck’s elite team of journalists detailed the next shoe to drop in Putin’s war games, unveiled a huge Hollywood breakup, investigated CNN’s latest headaches, charted the G.O.P.’s frustration with Dr. Oz, dissected the collateral damage following Musk’s messy Twitter exit, and much more.
During a few days in bucolic Aspen, Beijing’s envoy to the U.S. summarily defended China’s designs on Taiwan and Hong Kong, stood up for Putin, eye-poked Biden, and scared the bejesus out of the otherwise clubby U.S. foreign policy community.
Republican Party insiders are increasingly frustrated with what they perceive as a certain laissez-faire attitude from the poorly-polling G.O.P. Senate candidate, who has spent nearly as much time on vacation as on the campaign trail.
The SCOTUS conservative majority’s unofficial First Lady has driven liberals berserk with her Trumpism, January 6th adjacency, and anti-Roe activism. It’s enough to make some in this town wonder if her Facebook posts narrate her husband’s internal monologue.