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The McGinn Case

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On October 17, 2015
Katie Roiphie had a #slatepitch PENETRATING QUESTION a couple years back: Was the saga of Colin McGinn really a clear-cut case of sexual harassment? The answer to this question was pretty clearly “yes” even in 2013, but as of now there’s certainly no doubt: A former University of Miami graduate student filed a federal lawsuit […]

R.I.P. Joe McGinniss

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On March 11, 2014

When I was teaching The Selling of the President 1968, I sent McGinniss an email asking if I could ask him questions. He responded that he’d be more than happy to answer any I had, as well as an

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Roger Ailes

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On May 18, 2017
Roger Ailes has died.  Ailes’s gifts to the American public included Richard Nixon’s presidency and Fox News: indeed it’s fair to say that the ascension of Donald Trump was the culmination of his life’s work.   In addition to his polluting of public life with a constant stream of right wing propaganda in the guise of […]
This came up in a thread last week, and deserves its own post/thread. One of the more stunning upsets in this year’s election was the election of Kshama Sawant, who identifies as a Socialist, over longtime incumbent Richard Conlin. Conlin is a consummate insider; never a threat to local business interests, who voted for some […]
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