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The editors reject Palestine’s bid for statehood.

Kathryn Jean Lopez profiles Congress’s newest member, Bob Turner.

Michael Barone confuses Obama with a union boss.

Andrew Stiles highlights more Solyndra stupidity.

Elise Jordan explains why Friday’s attack in Kabul is so troubling.

Deroy Murdock disapproves of the son-of-stimulus, too.

Hans A. von Spakovsky exposes new concerns over affirmative action.

Jeff Stier and Gregory Conley defend e-cigarettes.

Lopez speaks with Daveed Gartenstein-Ross on the War on Terror and his new book.

Jay Nordlinger weighs in on Libya, education, and other issues.

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Law & the Courts

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Film & TV

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