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Tucker Carlson, Serial Killer

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On December 6, 2021
The data on party polarization and COVID deaths just keeps getting more and more stark: Since May 2021, people living in counties that voted heavily for Donald Trump during the last presidential election have been nearly three times as likely to die from COVID-19 as those who live in areas that went for now-President Biden. […]
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What is currently the most likely Super Bowl matchup seems about right for this historical moment: Imagine a weeklong cross-country bus ride seated between a colicky infant and someone with onion breath shouting along to a Limp Bizkit playlist while the person behind you kicks your seat and the bus engine keeps backfiring. Now imagine […]

Bullshit artistry

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On December 3, 2021

Some people have to play their little games: They lied. Yes, I’m talking about the conservative justices on the Supreme Court, and the abortion rights those justices have now made clear they will ev

The alienable kind

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On December 3, 2021

Alexandra Petri has a couple of great columns on the coming obliteration of reproductive freedom in America. First, a barely-even-satire on the oral argument: JUSTICE ELENA KAGAN: What about stare dec

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The murderer’s parents are morally and probably legally responsible for the dead and wounded in Oxford Township: Parents of Michigan high school shooting suspect charged with four counts of involuntary manslaughter Absolutely stunning news conference from Oakland County prosecutor earlier: https://t.co/wDf7EgWzwK — Kim Bellware (@bellwak) December 3, 2021 Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDoanld said the […]
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