The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Northern Ireland, Vigilante Deportation and Police Violence

    Know This: Ireland’s landmark referendum on abortion has inspired pro-choice activists in Northern Ireland to demand reform of their own laws. Two employees of a California flight school allegedly kidnapped a Chinese student on a legitimate visa and attempted to deport him themselves. And New Jersey is investigating police officers who were filmed punching a 20-year-old woman in the head before arresting her for underage drinking.

    Read This: Two candidates for mayor of San Francisco, which has a ranked voting system, are encouraging voters to vote for each other as a second choice — a joint attempt to defeat the current front-runner.

    Talk to Us: Tell us how you really feel. Our electrifying TV show, Third Rail With OZY, is shelving the PC and whipping up debates. Each week we’re posting a provocative question, and we want you to weigh in. This week: Should immigrants to the U.S. have to give up dual citizenship? Email with your thoughts, and we might feature your answer next week.

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