Author: Scott Lemieux

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Glad to see that the same newspaper that brought you wall-to-wall EMAILS and Clinton Foundation Clouds and Shadows stories has determined that Trump trying to extort a foreign leader into ratfucking the elections is highly disturbing for…Joe Biden: Around this time four years ago, NYT made a huge deal of Uranium One–an ultimately banal story […]
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Campus PC is really out of control

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On September 20, 2019
I’m tired of these Oberlin sophomores and their lack of respect for the value of free inquiry! The Education Department has ordered Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to remake the Middle East studies program run jointly by the two schools after concluding that it was offering students a biased […]
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Make Trichinosis Great Again

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On September 19, 2019
Another Trump administration blow against the Establishment on behalf of the working class: The Trump administration will allow pork plants to reduce the number of Department of Agriculture line inspectors assigned to them and run their slaughter lines without any speed limit under a new rule intended to modernize an antiquated inspection system. But the […]
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Our Omniscient Framers

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On September 18, 2019
For much of American history, the Electoral College — while a transparently indefensible anachronism — stumbled along OK as a kludge that mostly produced democratic results. Those days appear to be over: In 2016, Donald Trump won the presidency despite receiving nearly 3 million fewer votes than Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. In 2000, George W. […]
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