Daily Clips: March 23rd, 2016

Jeb Bush endorses Ted Cruz: In order to stop Donald Trump and his “divisiveness and vulgarity,” Jeb has thrown his support behind a candidate that responded to yesterday’s Brussels attack by calling for police to “patrol and secure” Muslim neighborhoods. Here, we see how epically screwed the Republican Party is today.

As Vox’s Dylan Matthews notes:

The fact that Republican elites like Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, and Lindsey Graham are all lining up behind a candidate who wants to harass Muslim Americans on the basis of their religion, and whose advisers are a murderer’s row of the worst anti-Muslim bigots in America, tells us something about exactly why Donald Trump has become so anathema to establishment conservatives.

Bernie Sanders is coming back for another rally in Seattle this Friday: How does he keep up with his schedule at this age? Very impressive. Admission is first come, first served at Safeco field. Doors open at 4pm.

How can the US make work less draining for its workers?

According to one recent OECD survey, the United States ranked 29th out of 36 countries for “work-life balance,” a comparison of hours worked versus hours devoted to leisure. In most cases, the brunt of this brutal load falls harder on women, who still do the bulk of housework and may find careers, particularly those with the most financial and personal rewards, impossible to sustain.

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