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Ocean Calls Creek Wet

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Some people on the internets have been joking about a picture of Kellyanne Conway kneeling on a White House couch in shoes. At least one reporter is very upset that people are wasting their time on something silly: Conway is kneeling on the couch. Other pictures of the same moment show she has her shoes […]
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My Favorite is Problematic

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On February 28, 2017
I figure that most LGM readers aren’t soap fans, but that I might persuade many of you to stick with me through this entry if I look at my favorite–The Bold and the Beautiful–through the prism of gender, race and class. On that score, my favorite has lots of problems. My favorite character is Brooke. […]

Racist in Chief

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On February 28, 2017

Donald Trump is showing the leadership one would expect in the aftermath of the racist murder of Indian engineers in Kansas. At some point, embarrassingly late begins to verge on something more disqui

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Jim Crow as School Choice!

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On February 28, 2017
Betsy DeVos, reminding everyone that the “saying the quiet parts loud” remark we used to make about the Republican Party’s racist statements is completely antiquated in an era of open racism. Wowwowwow. These paragraphs are from a real, official US Department of Education statement from Betsy DeVos released today. pic.twitter.com/I2FDZfzdmt — Ankit Panda (@nktpnd) February […]

Sorkinism

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On February 27, 2017

Aaron Sorkin truly is the Broderite wankertastic gift that keeps on giving. Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) is floating the idea of simultaneously confirming both Neil Gorsuch, President Trump’s nominee

Who Knew?

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On February 27, 2017

The last person to understand a basic fact is of course our president. President Donald Trump told a bipartisan group of governors at a White House reception Monday morning that GOP tax reform would h

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