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The End Of An Error

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On May 27, 2018
I would be neglecting my responsibilities if I did not acknowledge this historical milestone: Christian Hackenberg, who really is capable of breaking a huddle, was traded this afternoon from the Jets to the Raiders, somehow. The Jets’ list of second-round busts in this decade includes Vlad Ducasse, Stephen Hill, Geno Smith, Jace Amaro, and Devin […]
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Monique Judge says most of what needs to be said about Hamilton Nolan’s unfavorable comparison of Obama’s 18 months of post-presidency with Carter’s nearly four decades. But I can’t get beyond this claim from the Nolan article: For a president with true moral and political convictions, post-presidency is a chance to build upon and reinforce […]
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There is a sympathetic gloss on the media’s horribly botched coverage of the 2016 elections that is not entirely without merit. Donald Trump, one could argue, was so unprecedentedly unfit that there was no way of conveying this within conventional journalistic norms — the sheer number of what would be campaign-ending scandals for anyone else […]

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On May 25, 2018

Racism and incompetence are two bad tastes that taste worse together: A top official with the Department of Health and Human Services told members of Congress on Thursday that the agency had lost trac

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I guess not all of the plot twists can be unpredictable: Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone privately inquired about damaging information on Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange before the 2016 election, raising questions about the candor of congressional testimony Stone gave last year, unearthed emails reveal. Stone asked New York radio host Randy […]
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