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One Awesome Thing
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The Strong, Loud Type Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
The XX Factor
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Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.