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Now This is Great Art

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On October 16, 2018
Of all of the parodies of Trump’s tacky dogs-playing-poker-but-for-presidents painting, I think this is my favorite: I fixed it. pic.twitter.com/N0u0h4yYPz — Nooruddean (@BeardedGenius) October 15, 2018 My only objection is that Lincoln should have been replaced by John C. Calhoun. Share
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Lucky Ducky!

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On October 13, 2018
Like father-in-law, like son-in-law: Over the past decade, Jared Kushner’s family company has spent billions of dollars buying real estate. His personal stock investments have soared. His net worth has quintupled to almost $324 million. And yet, for several years running, Mr. Kushner — President Trump’s son-in-law and a senior White House adviser — appears […]

The New Jim Crow

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On October 12, 2018

The always invaluable Michelle Goldberg summarizes the attempts of Georgia to rig the 2018 election with a diverse array of vote suppression tactics: That, however, would depend on Abrams’s supporte

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Marty Lederman sums up the fundamental problem: Republicans have controlled the Supreme Court since early in the Nixon administration, although Democrats have won the popular vote in 7 of 12 elections: On May 15, 1969, Justice Fortas resigned from the Supreme Court, thereby ending a seven-year period in which a 5-4 majority of the sitting […]
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