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Donald Trump Isn’t the GOP’s Biggest Problem

The trouble is that the party still doesn’t have a plausible champion waiting in the wings.

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Take a Class on Wittgenstein

It will explain why we always misunderstand one another on the Internet.

Chipotle Had This Coming

How fitting that the restaurant is being sued over its anti-GMO advertising.

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The Best Way to Reduce Abortion

It’s not by defunding Planned Parenthood.


Party Like It’s 1989

Why are so many of 2015’s biggest pop stars channeling the sound of the 1980s?

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