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OPINION: Where Are All the Conservatives on Your Best of Philly List?

Ed Note: We had a lot of fun putting together this year’s Media, Politics & People (aka “The 38 Philadelphians We Love”) portion of our […]

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Failed Fox Pundit Dick Morris Replacing Smerconish at Talk Radio 1210

Dick Morris predicted Romney would win in a “landslide,” winning 325 electoral votes. (He won 206.) He was named “Worst Pundit of 2012” by PunditTracker, […]

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Chris Christie Not Invited to Gathering of Conservatives

More evidence that Chris Christie will never be president as long as he remains Republican: The New Jersey governor wasn’t invited to CPAC, an annual […]

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The Decline of Fox News

Like many liberals, I felt there was one appropriate response when I heard that Fox News ratings had plummeted to their lowest levels in 12 […]

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What Do Frat Boys and the Republican Party Have in Common?

On the face of things, it feels just a little too easy to equate today’s Republican Party with a bunch of over-entitled frat boys. Sure, […]

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Al Gore to Spice Things Up at the Constitution Center

Just when you thought the National Constitution Center was getting too edgy with their Prohibition exhibit, they’ve decided to scale things down to PBS-volume again. […]

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Corbett Basically Breaks No-Tax Pledge; Gas About to Get More Expensive

Tom Corbett is caught between a rock in a hard place: Fund Pennsylvania’s decimated transportation infrastructure, or obey Grover Norquist’s no-tax pledge? It appears he’s […]

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Ronald Reagan Hologram Almost Appeared At GOP Convention

You kids are probably too young to remember Ron Headrest, the Max Headroom-like virtual version of President Ronald Reagan that existed only in Doonesbury cartoons […]

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The NRA Should Keep Its Hands Off My Gun Ownership

Last weekend, my wife and I flew to Colorado to spend the weekend with her brother’s family and celebrate her parents’ 50th wedding anniversary. My […]

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All People in Mississippi Are Not Toothless Rednecks

Two weeks ago, HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher broadcast a segment that quickly became controversial, and to me represents one of the more unfortunate […]

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Is Christopher Hitchens Forgivable?

Christopher Hitchens never really shied from speaking ill of the dead. So it wasn’t really a surprise when—amidst all the hagiography following his own demise […]

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Conservatives Want You to Endure a Depression

Listen up children: There is evil in the world. But it’s not the kind you’ve been taught about in Sunday School. The devil doesn’t actually […]

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Who Really Runs NPR—Liberals? Right-Wingers? Dollar Signs?

I’m not very good at keeping up with my social media profile, but every now and then I want to share news that’s trenchant and […]