“America’s Kind of Crazy and It Doesn’t Go Away”: Rick Perlstein Breaks Down America’s Rightward Turn
As fleece-clad billionaires—and newcomers like Bari Weiss—flock to Idaho this week, Sun Valley fixtures are buzzing about Netflix’s future, an Elon-led Twitter, and Disney’s power structure. But will plunging stocks and a cooling M&A market drive down the dealmaking? “There’s a cloud hanging over,” says Ken Auletta.
Supply-chain snarls, raw material shortages, and record-setting inflation are turning the simple act of buying a car into a war of all against all, and there’s no relief in sight. Could the electric-car market collapse under its own weight?
With the anti-LGBTQ+ law officially in effect, teachers are scared to wear rainbows, have pictures of their same-sex spouses, and in some places have to notify parents upon the “determination” of an “open” LGBTQ+ student in the class.
“If you’re culturally a Democrat…I’m with you,” Dr. Oz said on Fox News, as the Trump-endorsed Republican nominee for Senate apparently tries to pivot to the center to beat Lt. Gov. John Fetterman in November. The problem? Democrats don’t seem to buy it, and it’s pissing off Trump supporters.