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At the Expense of Big Media

Google CEO Eric Schmidt is giving a talk to about ten governors right now. Governor-elect Jim Gibbons (Nev.) started the q-and-a by inquiring about what the future holds for the print media. Following Schmidt’s answer, Mississippi governor Haley Barbour piped up: “If some of them went out of business it wouldn’t be all bad.”. The jibe drew chuckles all around — even from Adam Nagourney, the New York Times’s chief political correspondent.

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Warren Is a Fraud

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) has been telling a story for years. It’s a deeply romantic story about her parents and their young love, fraught with the familial bigotry of an earlier time. Here’s how she told it this week in a video she released in preparation for her 2020 run: My daddy always said he ... Read More
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Two Minnesota Republican Candidates Assaulted

Two Republican candidates for state office in Minnesota have been physically assaulted in recent days, leading prominent Republican lawmakers to caution their Democratic colleagues against employing inflammatory rhetoric. Republican state representative Sarah Anderson was punched in the arm last week after ... Read More