Alexandra Petri

01/23/2017 - 3:00pm

    This creepy parallel universe is a pleasant enough place to visit, but I think I would like to go home now.

    Don't get me wrong, it has its charms.

    There is a certain unified aesthetic to it, and I like the simple words that are used. It was...

11/24/2016 - 6:00pm

    Listen, what proof do you have that this dead lizard wrapped in the Confederate flag will not make an excellent chief strategist and senior counselor to the president of the United States?

    I, for one, believe that everyone deserves a chance.

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11/18/2016 - 6:00pm

    Election night. The results come in. You tear your hair and rend your garments.

    Wild with rage and pain, you stumble out into the street. Around you, the monuments crumble. Abraham Lincoln's posture on his memorial has changed so that he is...

11/16/2016 - 6:00pm

    Donald Trump's victory speech, loosely paraphrased:

    Barron, my boy, this is quite expected.

    There was never going to be any other outcome. I knew: All I had to do was want it.

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11/08/2016 - 4:00pm

    Thank you for inviting me to your party or event on Nov. 9. I can probably come!

    However, there is a slight chance that I might be underground in a bunker screaming and screaming where no one can hear me.

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11/02/2016 - 8:00am

    On Tuesday, the New York Times reported, Colin Powell announced at an event on Long Island that he would be voting for Hillary Clinton.

    This is news. Below, in an as-yet-not-quite-hacked email, Secretary Powell explains himself.

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