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Say Goodbye To Another Ridiculous June On The 2016 Campaign Trail

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.01.2015 | Politics

Well, kids, another month of presidential electioneering is in the books. We've made it to July of 2015, and what a frabjous day it is for our nation....

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I Can't Stop Laughing At The 'True Detective' Bar Scene

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment

If you'll grant me an indulgence, I'd like to take a moment to talk about what so many other people are talking about: Sunday's episode of HBO's "True...

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Apparently We've Somehow Ingested A Powerful Hallucinogen

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.12.2015 | Politics

Something is wrong, you guys. I've been dosed with... some kind of drug? I didn't realize it until I saw this, from Politico's Dylan Byers: Bloombe...

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It's Super Significant That Hillary Clinton Wore Green Three Times, According To Keen Analytic Mind

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.08.2015 | Politics

Green is a pretty nice color that's often associated with money, and grass, and Boston Celtics-themed bar mitzvahs. So what does it mean that former s...

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Saying Goodbye To The Things That Made May Another Ridiculous Month On The 2016 Campaign Trail

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

We did it, everyone! We made it through one more month of the 2016 presidential campaign and our republic is still basically intact. Only seventeen mo...

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Bloomberg Politics Takes Us To The 'ScrumZone,' For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.28.2015 | Politics

Thanks to Bloomberg Politics, I journeyed on Thursday to a new and terrible land. It is called "the ScrumZone." I am not entirely sure about what I sa...

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RNC Unleashes Insane Presidential Straw Poll On Unsuspecting World

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Remember back when the Republican National Committee felt that the 2012 primary season was a terrible mess of too many candidates and too many debates...

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The 2016 Election Cycle Bids A Fond Farewell To April's Shiny Nonsense!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

Friday is the first of May, which means there's only 550 days or so until Election Day 2016. It's a winding road ahead, into an uncertain future, but ...

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Can We Even Be Sure That 'Draft De Blasio' Is A Real Thing Or Not?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.20.2015 | Politics

Editor: Have you seen the "Draft de Blasio" thing, where the New York mayor is allegedly going to run for president? Me: I don't think it's rea...

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Drexel Law Professor's Email Mishap Touches Off Idiotic Freakout With University Administration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.08.2015 | Politics

As much as our fancy technical gadgets and devices allegedly make life easier, anyone who's spent any time mashing keys and closing tabs knows that mo...

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Overused Management Bromide Now The Exclusive Property Of Carly Fiorina, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.25.2015 | Politics

Those who closely followed the 2014 midterm elections were treated to any number of compelling stories about candidates poaching one another's ideas a...

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Ben Carson's Camp Disputes Union-Leader's "Hefty Fee" Story [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.07.2015 | Politics

UPDATE, 1/7/2015: Carson's camp, as well as the New Hampshire Union-Leader's original source for the story, now dispute the Union-Leader's original ac...

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Even KSTP's Response To Its Racist 'Gang Signs' Story Is Racist

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

About a week and a half ago in Minneapolis, a man and a woman posed for a picture together, as men and women do all across this great land of ours. Bu...

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Fake Morgan Freeman Rides Again In Another Campaign Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.25.2014 | Politics

Everyone knows that if you want to really class up your #brand, you've just got to bring in Morgan Freeman and his much-beloved dulcet tones and have ...

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NYT's Alessandra Stanley Explains Her Terrible Writing Technique

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.23.2014 | Media

If you happened to be hanging out on the internet last Friday, somewhere near the intersection of Pop-Cultural-Criticism and Oh-No-How-Did-This-Get-Wr...

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Politico Magazine Extends Raised Middle Finger To Its Readers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.22.2014 | Politics

Susan Glasser once wrote the following in an "Editors' Note," introducing people to Politico Magazine: We all know we live at a moment of informati...

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Alison Lundergan Grimes' Parents Looking At Some Christmas Ornaments Is Somehow News

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics

It's been awhile since I've come face to face with one of those "how on Earth did this become a news story" stories, but Monday morning, The Hill spew...

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Oklahoma Governor Gives Free Publicity To Area Satanists For Some Reason

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

It's not every day that an American politician has to do battle with Minions Of Darkness, but this week, that responsibility seems to have fallen to O...

Sleeping With the Enemy: Saving Your Family After an Affair

Natalie Gregg | Posted 06.08.2014 | Divorce
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Please understand, I am not selling divorce. You are not abandoning your marriage: That was your spouse's choice. You are not to blame for the death of your marriage. But if you delay, you could spend the rest of your life blaming yourself for the disaster of your divorce.

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WSJ Editors Seem To Think Widely Reported Obamacare Extension Is A 'Secret'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.13.2014 | Politics

On Wednesday, the editors of The Wall Street Journal filed a diatribe about "ObamaCare's Secret Mandate Exemption," bragging about unearthing a closel...

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In What World Is Bernie Sanders Only The 37th Most Liberal Senator?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

National Journal, as is its wont, has released its latest round of rankings in an effort to determine who are the most liberal and most conservative m...

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Everything Hillary Clinton Does Fuels 2016 Speculation, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.06.2014 | Politics

The year is young, but it's going to be a tough competition to write a dumber sentence that includes the word "speculation" and the number "2016," tha...

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Richard Cohen Does Have An Editor, Just Not A Particularly Good One

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

In the wake of another gobsmackingly awful piece from Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen on Tuesday, I suggested that one thing that The Washingt...

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Here's The Dumbest Critique Of Obamacare (So Far, Anyway)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Writing for the Chicago Tribune, Dennis Byrne takes issue with "Obama's healthy dose of misinformation." But it's not the same "misinformation" that h...

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Someone Should Show Thomas Friedman What The Internet Is And How To Write For It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.19.2013 | Politics

Over at The New York Times op-ed page, Thomas Friedman has written a very good column on the disconnect between normal human Americans and policy elit...