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PBC News & Comment: Knives Are Out For Tulsi Gabbard

Following her debate attack on Sen. Kamala Harris, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being smeared as “Assad apologist” by many Dems….--in this Facebook thread, political science professor Cynthia Boaz promotes the "Assad apologist" smear, and Prof. Stephen Zunes seems to agree

--Caitlin Johstone has some smart comments

--at The American Conservative, David Masciotra says Gabbard is “living reminder of Iraq’s liars and apologists”

--and Buzzfeed’s Rosie Gray compares Gabbard to Ron Paul

--and SF Chronicle fact-checked attacks on Harris by Biden and Gabbard

--as Shadowproof marks 4 years of great reporting, Kevin Gosztola goes deep on “bad faith arguments against Bernie Sanders”

--after Senate Republicans balked, Trump jettison’s John Ratcliffe as pick for DNI

and Trump signals he won’t allow deputy to serve as interim director

--Swedish judge lets A$AP Rocky leave Sweden while awaiting verdict, after Kanye West got Trump to send his envoy for hostages to Stockholm

--Trump signed 2-year budget that is an offensive deficit bomb

--a Ted Cruz subcommittee heard testimony from credible psychologist who says Google manipulated search results in favor of Hillary Clinton in 2016

--Yahoo News breaks story of FBI report warning that conspiracy theorists pose a threat, notes that government cover-ups are a factor

--a small suburban NY fire department is calling for new 9/11 investigation

--if you’re going to San Francisco’s airport, bring your own water bottle