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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri (May 11 | 11 a.m. ET)

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • May 11, 2021
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Only I know the real Mitch McConnell

If you learn the signs like I did, you start to see them everywhere.
  • May 7, 2021
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Quiz: Are you still welcome in today’s GOP?

This is not a party for people to take courageous moral stands!
  • May 6, 2021
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri: May the Fourth be with you

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • May 4, 2021
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What a polarizing, divisive speech from President Biden!

Where is his outreach to those who want to punish and dehumanize?
  • Apr 29, 2021
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Chicken Little learns that Joe Biden wants to take away your hamburgers

“Goodness gracious!” said Chicken Little. "I must go and tell Foxy Woxy!"
  • Apr 28, 2021
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri: Meat-based beer

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Apr 27, 2021
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If journalists reported official accounts of other stories as they do police statements

Nobody could be more let down about this than management, management reported.
  • Apr 23, 2021
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Petri Dishes with Alexandra Petri: Popcorn salad

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Apr 20, 2021
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We are the Anglo-Saxon caucus! Let us have maethlfrith! Let us have drihtinbeage!

Let us give way before the law of Aethelberht!
  • Apr 19, 2021
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