Author: Simon Balto

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I don’t have a ton of hot takeaways from Doug Jones’ victory last night that would strike anyone as especially original. (Although, man — Roy and Kayla Moore’s imaginary Jewish friends must have had a terrible imaginary first night of Hanukkah.) One thing I do want to draw attention to, however, is the possibly significant […]
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The Virtue of Voters

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On November 17, 2017
I don’t have many answers for what’s wrong with the American electorate. But here are a few statistics from a Fox News poll in the Alabama special election that are, um, telling: – Men in Alabama are seven points *more likely* to vote for Roy Moore since nine women accused him of sexually assaulting them […]
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Donna Brazile either a) is unaware of how badly she’s lost control of her narrative, or b) doesn’t care. Either way, today was some bad optics. Scene 1 finds Brazile being friendly with (or at least not leaping away in disgust from) real-life Clayton Bigsby, David Clarke, who should, if there was justice in the […]
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