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Comet Ping Pong Is a Haven for Weirdos

It’s what makes the D.C. pizzeria wonderful but also an alt-right target.

United Airlines Wants to Do to Flying What Republicans Want to Do to Health Care

The Smearing of Keith Ellison Reveals the Warped Priorities of the Israel Lobby

I Still Want to Be an American Citizen

The rise of Trump is terrifying. But the U.S. remains the world’s best hope for the ideal of a liberal democracy.

The Two Best TV Shows for Escaping Postelection Dread

Politics

I’m Not Your Racial Confessor

The black person’s burden of managing white emotions in the age of Trump.

Jurisprudence

Actually, Paul Ryan, the President’s Words Do Matter

Trump’s defenders say his lying tweets aren’t to be taken literally. They are sending us down a terrible road.

I’m Not Your Black Friend, and I’m Not Your Racial Confessor

Paul Ryan Says It “Doesn’t Matter” When Trump Lies on Twitter. That’s Garbage.

Blame the Bay Area Housing Crisis for the Oakland Warehouse Fire

The 10 Best Books of 2016

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  Dear Prudence
  • The Other Life

    Prudie advises a letter writer whose dying grandmother once loved another woman.

  • Not Ready for My Close-Up

  • Help! I Made a Spectacularly Unsmooth Move on My Co-Worker.

  • Once and Future Flame

  • Dear Prudence: The “Anger Management” Edition

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In Case You Missed It
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The Stunt Presidency Donald Trump plans to replace governing with gimmickry. It’s already working.
War Stories
Mad Dog or Warrior Monk? Trump’s pick for secretary of defense is a relief but not entirely good news.
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Books The Real Secret of Megyn Kelly’s Success
Politics
The Rust Belt Revolt Is a Myth Donald Trump didn’t flip working-class white voters in places like Michigan and Ohio.
  Podcasts
  • Hang Up And Listen The Secrets of an Award-Winning Girls’ Soccer Coach
  • Hang Up And Listen Everything You Need to Know About Japanese Baseball Superstar Shohei Otani
  • Working How Does an Imam Work?
  • The Gist How Might Health Care Change Under Trump?
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Dec. 6 2016 10:21 AM What Digger Made of the Gilmore Girls Reunion A conversation with Chris Eigeman about the show’s four final words and more.