During a panel at Harvard on March 7 on press and the presidency, political journalist Jessica Yellin described Donald Trump’s conflict with the press as “WWF, media edition: In one corner, Donald Trump, defending the anti-institutionalist position, fighting the elites. In the other corner, the media, defending their honor. We all know conflict does well with readers, with viewers.”
Even though the English language hasn’t been subject to regulation or governing over the centuries, it has organized itself, say researchers.
Before the internet, people interested in body modification – not just tattoo and piercing enthusiasts, but those drawn to more unusual practices like ear pointing, tongue splitting, suspension, scarification and the voluntary amputation of limbs and organs – had a difficult time meeting others who shared their interests.
Forty years ago, the Hyde Amendment began as a single-sentence prohibition on Medicaid funding for abortion. Since then, it has provided the blueprint for expanded prohibitions.