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Need a dose of humor in your day? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri takes your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Sep 28, 2021
  • Opinion

Is this what Joe Manchin really wants?

Joe Manchin can be persuaded only when he is on his boat, and he is not on his boat right now.
  • Sep 25, 2021
  • Opinion

What has a vole ever done to you? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri took your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Sep 21, 2021
  • Opinion

Every Supreme Court speech from the past few weeks, but ‘partisanship’ is ‘a rodent problem’

Every mouse is regrettable, but I don’t think one or two or even seven translates to a rodent problem.
  • Sep 18, 2021
  • Opinion

Goblincore? Cottagecore? Here are some more -cores, as long as we’re doing this.

Floorcore: Everything is on the floor, but that is on purpose for aesthetic reasons.
  • Sep 16, 2021
  • Opinion

Amy Coney Barrett has ascended

She isn’t partisan. She has a philosophy.
  • Sep 14, 2021
  • Opinion

What would you do if you saw a loose zebra? Chat with Alexandra Petri.

Humor columnist Alexandra Petri answered your questions and comments on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
  • Sep 14, 2021
  • Opinion

A history of the United States, according to statues

Too bad this is all we have to go on!
  • Sep 11, 2021
  • Opinion

Greg Abbott has a button on his desk to eliminate all rape in Texas

The state has ways of shutting that whole thing down.
  • Sep 9, 2021
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