Here is one of the inspirational pieces of artwork that greet children daily at a Texas detention center for undocumented immigrants:

Department of Health and Human Services via Jacob Soboroff, MSNBC

I have a question. Do you think this was Donald Trump’s idea? Or did it come from someone who thought it was a great way to suck up to him? On the one hand, it sure seems like the kind of thing Trump would do. On the other hand, he’s never displayed the artistic temperament to think up something like this. On the third hand, maybe it was his idea and then he chose from a few samples that his aides prepared for him. It’s a tough call.

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Fact:

In-depth journalism that investigates the powerful takes real money and is so damn important right now.But it doesn’t take a Mother Jones investigation to know that billionaires and corporations will never fund the type of reporting (like they do politicians) we do that exists to help bring about change. Instead, our mission-driven journalism is made possible by people power, and has been for 46 years now since our founding as a non-profit.

In “TITLE TK” Monica Bauerlein writes about the perilous moment we’re in, and why it’s so important that we raise $325,000 by the time November’s midterms are decided so we can be ready to throw everything we have at the big issues facing the nation no matter what happens. Please help MoJo’s people-powered journalism with a donation today.

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