In the news today: Images of mounted Border Patrol agents attacking Haitian immigrants with whips are being met with revulsion in the non-deplorable parts of the nation; the White House has promised to investigate. The Supreme Court has set a date for arguments in the case that could well mean the end of legal abortion in many (Republican-held) states. And a ruling by the Senate parliamentarian is causing headaches for Democrats hoping to put immigration reforms alongside other must-pass budget items.
It’s been a pretty grim news day all the way around. Here’s some of what you may have missed: