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Presidential Acts of Mercy Are Unjust by Definition. That’s the Beauty of Them.

In praise of pardons and commutations.

Patty Murray Really Grilled Tom Price on His Health Stocks

Attending the Inauguration Is Morally Indefensible. Here Are the Democrats Who Might Go Anyway.

Flying Cars Are a Fun Idea, but They’re Not Taking Us Home Anytime Soon

Serena Williams Is Not Here for Your Celebrity Engagement Narrative

Books

Tom Friedman Doesn’t Know a Damn Thing About the Future

Just because he’s entertaining doesn’t mean he’s right.

Politics

In a Regime of Lies

What can Donald Trump hope to accomplish with a blizzard of misinformation? Just ask Josef Stalin.

Tom Friedman Doesn’t Know a Damn Thing About the Future

A Lesson for Trump From Stalin: Lies Work, Right up Until the Point When They Don’t

Commuting Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Makes Sense. Pardoning Edward Snowden Doesn’t.

Fox News Was America’s Biggest Source of Election News, Survey Shows

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