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Trump’s Troubles Inflict Pain Down Ballot

Huey-Burns & Arkin, RealClearPolitics
It’s a scenario weary Republican senators have grown accustomed to: on a given day, their 2016 presidential nominee stirs controversy, forcing them to interrupt their campaign schedules to respond. Donald Trump’s refusal on Wednesday night’s debate stage to accept the results of the election presented yet another challenge to embattled incumbents focused on surviving the final three weeks of the campaign. …read more

Why Stephen Colbert Isn’t Connecting

David Sims, The Atlantic
Almost 10 years ago, Stephen Colbert appeared on Fox News’ The O’Reilly Factorin character as the Colbert Report host—a pugnacious, egotistical super-pundit who tolerates no criticism. Colbert has frequently acknowledged that O’Reilly was the chief inspiration for his on-screen persona, and it was hilarious to see the imitation go up against the real thing. “What I do, Bill, is I catch the world in the headlights of my justice,” Colbert bragged to a smirking O’Reilly. “I’m not afraid of anything. Well, I might be afraid of you.” The… …read more

“Nasty Woman” Is an Insult We Know Only Too Well

Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian
Little girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice but sometimes they grow up and life corrupts them. They metamorphosize from being sweet little girls into Nasty Women. The most extreme case in point, as Donald Trump helpfully pointed out during yesterday’s debate, is Hillary Clinton. Not only did she get in her pretty little head that she wanted to run for president. She decided to carry on with the charade and answer real questions about policy during the debate. Worse still, she only let Trump interrupt her every few minutes – and I …read more

Why Doesn’t BuzzFeed Find Women Hot?

Mollie Hemingway, The Federalist
I don’t know when I began noticing it, but BuzzFeed — or at least its Twitter feed — almost never finds women hot. Only men. It wasn’t always this way. Nearly ten years ago they tweeted a link to a story about “Hot Pregnant Women: Maxim releases their list of the hottest moms-to-be in Hollywood.” Shortly thereafter we learned about Dennis Kucinich’s “hot wife,” ten of the “hottest Sports Illustrated swimsuit covers,” 25 of the “hottest girls on Digg,” and hot female synchronized swimmer twins. …read more