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Arthur Koestler’s life embodied the existential dilemmas of our age (2007)

  • Cesarani is a serious scholar, not a man to manufacture sensational claims for non-scholarly purposes; and, in fact, his widely publicized revelations, which came as a considerable shock, receive a kind of confirmation from a scene in Koestler’s novel Arrival and Departure, published in 1943.
  • Then the author says of Slavek that he was doing what several rapists have told me that they sought to do—protect their victims: “As if the door were a death-trap and she were in danger of falling into it, [he] pressed her against him with a protecting gesture, while with his foot he kicked the door shut.” Odette struggles, but “her very struggling,” Koestler writes, makes Slavek’s grip “close tighter around her, like the noose of a trap”—not the activity of an agent but the operation of a mechanical contrivance.

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Trump goes on Twitter tear amid impeachment, DOJ IG report - Business Insider

  • Right now, it's impeachment and a recent Justice Department inspector general's report that threw a wrench into Trump's conspiracy theories about the FBI's Russia investigation.
  • The majority of his timeline consisted of retweets of prominent conservative and far-right commentators who have come out swinging in Trump's defense in the wake of Congress' impeachment inquiry and the inspector general's report.
  • At the center of the impeachment inquiry are Trump's efforts to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 election while withholding critical security assistance and a White House meeting that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky desperately wanted.
  • Fact check: The House Intelligence Committee proceeded according to normal rules and protocol when conducting closed-door impeachment hearings with fact witnesses to gather evidence against Trump.
  • Fact check: The White House's memo of the July 25 phone call depicts Trump asking Zelensky to "do us a favor, though," after Zelensky told him Ukraine wanted to purchase more weapons from the US.

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Trump goes on Twitter tear amid impeachment, DOJ IG report - Business Insider

  • Right now, it's impeachment and a recent Justice Department inspector general's report that threw a wrench into Trump's conspiracy theories about the FBI's Russia investigation.
  • The majority of his timeline consisted of retweets of prominent conservative and far-right commentators who have come out swinging in Trump's defense in the wake of Congress' impeachment inquiry and the inspector general's report.
  • At the center of the impeachment inquiry are Trump's efforts to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 election while withholding critical security assistance and a White House meeting that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky desperately wanted.
  • Fact check: The House Intelligence Committee proceeded according to normal rules and protocol when conducting closed-door impeachment hearings with fact witnesses to gather evidence against Trump.
  • Fact check: The White House's memo of the July 25 phone call depicts Trump asking Zelensky to "do us a favor, though," after Zelensky told him Ukraine wanted to purchase more weapons from the US.

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Trump went on a Twitter tear and posted more than 60 times in 3 hours to rage about impeachment and the FBI

  • Right now, it's impeachment and a recent Justice Department inspector general's report that threw a wrench into all of Trump's conspiracy theories about the FBI's Russia investigation.
  • At the center of the impeachment inquiry are Trump's efforts to solicit Ukraine's interference in the 2020 election while withholding critical security assistance and a White House meeting that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky desperately wanted.
  • Fact check: The House Intelligence Committee proceeded according to normal rules and protocol when conducting closed-door impeachment hearings with fact witnesses to gather evidence against Trump.
  • Fact check: The White House's memo of the July 25 phone call depicts Trump asking Zelensky to "do us a favor, though," after Zelensky told him Ukraine wanted to purchase more weapons from the US.
  • Fact check: Legal experts have said that Trump's conduct violated at least four laws: soliciting foreign interference in a domestic election, bribery, extortion, and misappropriation of taxpayer funds.

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