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The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

  • Apr 30, 2019

Oversight is supposed to be when you fail to perceive something important.

  • Apr 24, 2019

What would you ever use an accurate number for?

  • Apr 23, 2019

The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

  • Apr 23, 2019

If I took one thing from that Neimoller quote, it is that you need to wait for them to come for at least two groups before you say anything.

  • Apr 19, 2019

This whole book is an example of synecdoche, like how you say “wheels” when you mean “a car,” or “the unredacted portions of ‘The Mueller Report’” when you mean “The Mueller Report.”

  • Apr 18, 2019

The report was even more exculpatory than you might have thought!

  • Apr 18, 2019

The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.

  • Apr 16, 2019

What made Notre Dame so durable for centuries will help preserve it.

  • Apr 15, 2019

Purple: Information compromises Byzantine emperor.

  • Apr 12, 2019
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