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Alexandra Petri writes the ComPost blog, offering a lighter take on the news and opinions of the day. She is the author of "A Field Guide to Awkward Silences". She joined The Post as an intern in 2010, after graduating from Harvard College.
The Compost, written by Alexandra Petri, offers a lighter take on the news and political in(s)anity of the day.
Oppression is when you write something and then people online become upset.
Crawling in the right direction.
He has broken none of the most important commandments.
He has never done anything wrong, ever, in his life.
What did he even get out of this?
Two days trapped in a glass box watching your aging parents try to install a software update.
The Buckley-Vidal debate of 1968 contrasts sharply with today’s political discourse — until the talk turned ugly.