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The Stunt Presidency

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

It's Not Just Pizzagate. The Son of Trump’s National Security Adviser Believes Other Vile Theories Too.

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

SNL Is Basically Just Reciting Facts About Trump Now

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Medical Examiner

Trump Is Not an Anti-Vaxxer

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


“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

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N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory’s Defeat Is a Cautionary Tale for LGBTQ Opponents

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Dec. 5 2016 11:43 AM Why Russia Is Using the Internet to Undermine Western Democracy Powerful Russians were terrified by the internet in 2011. Now they’ve made sure we are, too.