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FAQ: The Comey Hearing

In which Greg Olear takes questions about the Comey hearing. Continue reading




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If Trump is Innocent, He HIMSELF Should Call for a Special Prosecutor

A modest proposal for our immodest president.




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The Week in Bad Poems: The Ballad of Trump and Putin

If you’d rather not read a long essay about the Trump/Russia quid pro quo, here is a poem.




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Trump’s Inaugural Address: Unabridged Version

The complete text of the first draft of the address, translated from the original Russian.




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12 Musicians Who Died This Year Respond to the Election of Donald Trump

It’s entirely possible that there’s a musical solution to all this, and that the wisdom of those who have recently left us should not be squandered.




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From Russia with Trump

The Trump/Putin relationship is not a bromance, but a national security issue.




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How Well Do You Know Your Candidates? A Weeklings Quiz

If a train is leaving New York at 4:03 pm, carrying 100 pounds of Trump hair, and another train is leaving Chicago at exactly the same time, carrying all the grain in the pyramids, at what point do the American people wake up?




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A Conversation With Our Man in Kiev

Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine.




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Flowers of the Gutter: Ballet Companies as Brothels from Paris to Russia

Cathy Marie Buchanan on Degas, ballet and the sex scandals of the Bolshoi.




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