ProPublica’s Justin Elliott on the false claim that the NYPD foiled 14 terror plots, the news that surveilling Muslim communities resulted in no leads on terror plots, and the distorted cuts to the military budget. Also, the GOP approves a strict anti-woman, anti-gay platform, and we read one of the most moving and important pieces of listener mail we’ve ever received.
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