Perry Bacon Jr.
– Jul 1, 3:00 AM
New York's Jamaal Bowman and Kentucky's Charles Booker, two Black men running on very liberal policy platforms, defeated and nearly defeated (respectively) white Democrats in primaries last week, giving a boost to the party's insurgent wing.
We begin with the big news out of NFL free agency. Former league MVP Cam Newton will join the New England Patriots on a one-year contract so low-risk for the Pats that it reminds us why New England tends to run strategic rings around every other…