Libby Copeland

Libby Copeland is a writer in New York and a regular Slate contributor. She was previously a Washington Post reporter and editor for 11 years. She can be reached at libbycopeland@gmail.com.

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Jan. 26 2011 4:51 PMThe Anti-Social NetworkBy helping other people look happy, Facebook is making us sad.
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Jan. 21 2011 4:13 PMSarah, Sarah, Sarah!
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Jan. 6 2011 3:53 PMMarrying HefWhat's it like being Mrs. Hugh Hefner?
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Dec. 14 2010 11:54 AMBoehner's Manly Tears
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Dec. 7 2010 10:47 AMLooking for Meister BräuAuctioning nostalgic brands.
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Nov. 23 2010 10:37 AMWoman Gets Flashed, Gets Even
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Nov. 9 2010 12:24 PMObama's Unconventional Nanny
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Nov. 8 2010 2:19 PMIn Praise of the Mistakes of Motherhood
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Nov. 3 2010 3:21 PMWag the FingerA candidate's favorite way of saying, "I told you so!"
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Nov. 2 2010 2:09 PMIt's The Economy, But We're Still Discussing Abortion
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Oct. 26 2010 3:51 PMShoot Your Way to a Sash and Crown
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Oct. 15 2010 11:29 AMWhat's It Like To Play Don Draper's Girlfriend?
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Oct. 12 2010 2:59 PMCarly Fiorina: Shying Away From Sarah Palin?
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Jan. 25 2011 2:10 PMProfile of a Baby Snatcher
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Jan. 12 2011 5:42 PMJudy Clarke and Defending the Despised
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Jan. 4 2011 7:04 PMSex and CandyThe come-hither looks on the faces of women eating chocolate in stock photographs.
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Dec. 15 2010 4:27 PMYes, Sue McDonald's
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Dec. 8 2010 4:02 PMThe Revealing Vocabulary of the WikiLeaks Scandal
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Dec. 2 2010 10:48 AMBaby Fonda Videos
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Nov. 15 2010 5:19 PMCindy Folds
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Nov. 8 2010 2:21 PM300 Hours of Labor?!
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Nov. 3 2010 4:03 PMMichele Bachmann Has Not Been Hypnotized
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Nov. 2 2010 10:30 PMNo, This Was O'Donnell's Best Line
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Oct. 29 2010 11:40 AMThe Meg Whitman LessonMoney can't buy relatability.
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Oct. 19 2010 1:04 PMThe Power of Absurdity in Political Ads
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Oct. 13 2010 3:46 PMIs This Piece on Christine O'Donnell Fair?
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Oct. 12 2010 7:12 AMDrinking While PregnantDo women really need to abstain completely?
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Oct. 6 2010 4:09 PMThe Difference Between Dirty Jokes and Sexual Harassment

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