Column B. A Top Republican Fires Back at ‘Anonymous’. (The New York Times, 9/7/2018)
Bustos was keenly aware that one reason Trump had scored well was his ability, in contrast to Clinton, to relate to white, working-class voters. A week earlier, during an interview in her congressional office, she had ticked through the damage over two decades. A plant in Knox County that had gone to Mexico. Jobs lost in Stephenson County through multiple company closings or reductions. A factory that was the lifeblood of a town in Jo Daviess County that had shut down. The steel plant in Whiteside County that was long gone, but whose departure was still felt.
Bustos knew that workers were losing faith in Clinton during the campaign. “You could just feel it,” she said. “You go into these labor halls and guns would always come up. I don’t care where I [would] go, it would be like the first question. . . . Where’s Hillary stand on guns?”
For ebooks, a slightly smaller slice of the revenue pie. Sales of e-books, meanwhile, fell again; they dropped 4.5% and accounted for 20% of adult book sales in the first six months of 2018. In the comparable period in 2017, the format generated 21.8% of revenue.
Girls' Club (1, 3); Stenographers' Club (4).
The departure of Moonves, 68, who’s led the company since 2006, would be a blow. CBS is locked in a battle with National Amusements Inc., led by Shari Redstone, over her desire to recombine the company with Viacom Inc., another family holding.