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Top News: Trump’s a Liar

Finally even the Wall Street Journal and Time understand that his dishonesty is the story of this presidency.

AHCA Vote Delayed Right as Trump Pretends to Drive Semi Truck at White House

Watch a Gorsuch Defender Say a Dead Victim of Gun Violence Would Support Gorsuch

White Tears

The hipsters of Hari Kunzru’s novel invent an ancient black bluesman—or was he real all along?

The New Emoji Are Completely Unnecessary and Confusing


Trump’s Accomplices

Congressional Republicans have proven they care more about loyalty to the president than their own principles—or the law.


How National Review Helped Build the Alt-Right

The magazine laid the foundations for the movement it now opposes.

From Russia to Trumpcare, Congressional Republicans Care More About Loyalty to Trump Than Principle or the Rule of Law

National Review Wants Credit for Opposing the Alt-Right Movement It Helped Create

The Government Probably Did Spy on Trump, Because It Surveils Almost All Americans

Donald and Melania Trump Reportedly Have Separate Bedrooms. Does That Matter?

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