Good Saturday morning, en route back from Davos.
Situational awareness: Justice Ginsburg, nearing 85, signals she won’t retire soon, AP writes for Sunday papers: "Soaking in her late-in-life emergence as a liberal icon, she’s using the court’s monthlong break to embark on a speaking tour."
Imagine a world without Twitter and "Fox & Friends." Imagine a more restrained President Trump, like we saw onstage in Davos — sans the impulsive and offensive rants against Muslims, immigrants and women.
We might be talking about a resurgent Golden Age for America:
At the same time, on the other Trump show, special counsel Robert Mueller is picking up more and more evidence of obstruction, with the case looking increasingly ominous for POTUS:
Be smart: Everything from the 2018 elections to potential impeachment proceedings will be determined by the clash of the two Trump shows.
"Davos 2018 has emerged as a bastion for anti-Silicon Valley sentiment," writes Vanity Fair's Maya Kosoff:
Zeitgeist ... "Warnings of complacency made by some as crisis memory endures," per Bloomberg:
"For the first time since the financial crisis a decade ago, all of the world’s major economies are growing," the N.Y. Times' Peter Goodman writes for Sunday:
"Dozens of People Recount Pattern of Sexual Misconduct by Las Vegas Mogul Steve Wynn," who became the Republican National Committee finance chair after Trump's election — Wall Street Journal front-pager :
Hillary Clinton responds on Twitter to N.Y. Times report that Burns Strider, a "senior adviser to Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign [,] who was accused of repeatedly sexually harassing a young subordinate[,] was kept on the campaign at Mrs. Clinton’s request:
Key points in the NYT story, by Maggie Haberman and Amy Chozick:
"How Goldman Sachs Is Regaining Its Touch" — Barron's cover story by Jack Hough:
Holocaust survivor Kurt Pappenheim (left) and Thuringia's State Premier Bodo Ramelow hold flowers yesterday near Weimar, Germany, at the Buchenwald concentration camp.
Why it matters ... "World remembers Holocaust amid signs of rising hatred," per AP:
Taliban kill 95 with ambulance suicide attack in center of Afghan capital of Kabul. (BBC)
P.S. "Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal was released from detention [today], family sources said, more than two months after he was taken into custody in the kingdom’s sweeping crackdown on corruption." (Reuters)
Sales of outdoor equipment are slipping, and guess who's getting blamed?
Millennials favor clothes and sporting goods that are less specialized and more versatile, AP reports from the Outdoor Retailer and Snow Show, in Denver: