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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...

01/23/2017 - 2:00pm

    I've read with concern news articles about divisions among the organizers of Saturday's Women's March on Washington, including questions about why men haven't been more involved. One Washington Post online headline speculated that participation might be "considered unmasculine...

01/23/2017 - 1:00pm

    The sky over the Capitol is a dull, unpleasant shade of white. Only one of the five flags hanging over the inauguration stage has the right number of stars.

    The red hats have multiplied. You could have sworn there were only a few hats, but when you...

01/23/2017 - 10:00am

    Of the thousands of letters I received in the course of my public thrashing before the Senate Judiciary committee during the October 1991 Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings, one in particular stands out. A seventh grader shared with me her frustration with the whole mess - indeed, with politics in...

01/23/2017 - 9:00am

    Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who has primary oversight responsibilities in the U.S. House, styles himself a zealous believer in executive-branch accountability and an advocate of state- and local-government authority.

    Except when it's politically...

01/23/2017 - 8:00am

    This is when grace leaves the White House.

    Without talking about politics or policy, without getting into race or class, red or blue, the Obamas set a remarkable standard for personal decency and civility during their years as our first family....

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