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Politics

The Stunt Presidency

Donald Trump plans to replace governing with gimmickry. It’s already working.

Why the Companies Behind the Dakota Access Pipeline Don’t Give a Damn What the Government Decided

Trump’s Handling of the Taiwan Call Backlash Was Worse Than the Call Itself

SNL Is Basically Just Reciting Facts About Trump Now

The Finale of Westworld Highlighted the Show’s Biggest Problem

Medical Examiner

Trump Is Not an Anti-Vaxxer

His position is a middle ground between fact and fiction—and many people love that.

Books

“I Built My Own Power”

Megyn Kelly’s memoir is an unsettling window into the forces behind her meteoric rise.

Trump’s Vaccination Position Is Just As Wrong As Anti-Vaxxing. Scarily, It’s Also More Relatable.

Megyn Kelly’s Memoir Is an Unsettling Window Into the Forces Behind Her Rise

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s Defeat Is a Cautionary Tale for LGBTQ Opponents

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