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Barr & Trump's soiled reputations

Elie Honing leads with Barr's embarrassing, corrupt and revealing texts:

And then there's Barr's dishonest book promotion tour:


First, as a warmup, here's a piece I wrote last week about Barr's image rehab effort. /2

[COVID & Vaccines] it ain't over til it's over

Nixon on the Trail

Memoir from Nixon aide Dwight Chapin, nice anecdotes from a different time

Jan6 62-tweet salute

Renegotiating Sex

One of the more intelligent overviews of multifaceted issues around sex, including issues of obligation and the politics of desire and of course (the illusion of?) personal taste.

London Review of Books

Vol. 40 No. 6 · 22 March 2018

Does anyone have the right to sex?

Amia Srinivasan

Culture Club - Paweł Domurat

Quite an amazing photo tour around world culture.

Which is harder than it might seem:

Harry Reid & the Whores that Bore Him

An affecting memorial to Harry Reid and how we hardly knew him - his tough wielding of soft power. Also a reminder of when Democrats represented flyover country, and the irony of the quixotic Christian faith that imbues it. I suppose opioids and NetFlix have created a different kind of flyover. I wonder how the free range gun idea went over in depression-era deserty Nevada.


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