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01/14/2017 - 2:00pm

    Thank you, Meryl Streep.

    I often have been annoyed by Hollywood stars who use award shows to make political statements, although I have made exceptions for those who support causes that I also happen to support. Call me human.

    I would have been...

11/28/2016 - 10:00am

    "Why," a reader recent asked after president-elect Donald Trump's stunning upset victory, "don't you liberal mainstream media columnists get over it and write something positive to unify the country?"

    Why, I wondered,...

11/25/2016 - 12:00am

    Like other friends and fans of Gwen Ifill, I did not expect to be talking about her in the past tense. Not this soon.

    The groundbreaking, award-winning "PBS NewsHour" co-anchor died Nov. 14 in hospice care in Washington. The cause was...

11/19/2016 - 11:00am

    Want to get attention in the Big Apple? Try carrying a big Donald Trump campaign sign through Times Square.

    A network news producer and friend of mine happened to do just that on her way home from the Republican president-elect's victory speech...

11/16/2016 - 7:00am

    I will no longer mock my Italian friends for electing Silvio Berlusconi. Now I know how clownish but fabulously wealthy autocrats come to power in democracies that should know better. We just elected one.

    Of course, I should note that I did not vote...

11/11/2016 - 10:00am

    President-elect Trump?

    Well, whaddaya know. There really was a "hidden Trump vote" after all.

    For months almost every opinion poll had Democrat Hillary Clinton firmly holding onto her...

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