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The Rogue at State

Well, it’s a tough day to be Fox News. 
On today’s Gist, a closer look at the Department of State. It’s not that Rex Tillerson was wrong to want to reform how we do diplomacy—it’s that he utterly failed to deliver. Tom Hill, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution, says the U.S. approach to international relations is antiquated and the diplomatic corps is bloated. Tillerson had a mandate to rethink our State Department. He blew it. 
In the Spiel, why the special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District was not so special. 

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