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It’s entirely unclear to me why The Free Beacon would name Richard Sherman its Man of the Year in 2014. But it has rescinded the “honor” because Sherman has recorded an ad, or “a government propaganda video” according to the site, to get people to sign up for Obamacare. Which of course means you should […]

How gauche

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On May 28, 2009
There’s a great little exchange at the beginning of the Godfather II, when the corrupt senator is trying to shake down Michael Corleone. The senator makes a point of pronouncing Corleone’s name with exaggerated correctness. This is a double insult, both because of the exaggeration, but more so because an hour earlier the senator had […]

Meritocracy

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On January 28, 2009

America’s worst op-ed columnist was only unemployed for about eight hours yesterday, as Bill Kristol was hired by the Washington Post Writers Group immediately after the NYT announced he wouldn&

The dumbest thing ever posted on the Internet

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On December 8, 2008
As the U.S. economy melts down, as international tensions threaten to spiral out of control, as the sixth anniversary of the biggest foreign policy disaster in American history approaches, as the question of whether George W. Bush is the worst president in American history becomes about as interesting as the question of whether the 2008 […]

The Ghost of Dusty Baker

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On September 15, 2008

Idiotic. Hopefully it won’t hurt the career of the UW alum. As (I think) Joe Sheehan argued earlier this year, I do think that managers have gotten a little too conservative about pitch counts,

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