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Talk:Dreamwidth FPP Draft

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Note from Darkstar:

Rather than crafting a more elaborate and exhaustive FPP as seen in more recent megathreads, I’d like to propose a simpler FPP, which will be less onerous to craft and therefore a lower barrier to creation. A single paragraph, with some in-line links, perhaps. Something along the lines of the following:


Title: Long live the US Politics megathread!

Description text:

The country reels from another wave of mass shootings, drawing increased focus on President Trump’s use of <a href="https://www.businessinsider.com/el-paso-shooting-splc-says-trumps-racism-encourages-mass-shootings-like-2019-8"> inflammatory and racist rhetoric</a>, undermining his own call to unity with <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/politics/donald-trump-political-rhetoric-el-paso-dayton-visits/index.html">continued attacks on immigrants and political opponents</a>. The escalating trade war with China is resulting in <a href="https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2019-08-07/us-china-trade-war-already-rippling-across-other-countries-economies">significant upheaval of global markets</a>. Meanwhile, the Democratic Presidential Primaries are only <a href="https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_Democratic_Party_presidential_primaries">six months away</a>, with <a href="https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/07/politics/democratic-debate-october-rules/index.html">only eight candidates so far qualifying</a>for the next round of debates in September.

What do you think?

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fixed your first link so it matches what you posted in the MetaTalk; fixed formatting on third link </a> - LD

Works for me. I added a link to the latest impeachment news to the "In Other Headlines" section. -diogenes