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As soon as the guest schedule was released for the week, it was clear that last night's The Daily Show with Trevor Noah was going to be one to keep tabs on. The guest with Noah, now in the midst of his second year hosting the political satire program after taking over for Jon Stewart last year, was none other than outspoken conservative "pundit" Tomi Lahren, who works for Glenn Beck's online network The Blaze. If you...
I voted—without cringe or caveat—for Hillary Clinton today, and it was more heart-wrenching, more personal, and even higher-stakes than my two votes for Barack Obama (my vote for John Kerry was forgettable and lackluster, of course). I understand the position of young, first-time voters who are so woke they can't stomach voting for Hillary Clinton; I also understand millennials who cloaked their misogyny by rejecting Hillary early on, but who changed their minds; I also understand older women who initially rejected Hillary for...
This November 8, in just six days, voters will find a tiny 2.5-inch essay line on the ballot. Anyone with handwriting will find this space insufficient to qualify their vote for Hillary Clinton. It will definitely be difficult to list any concerns still remaining about her e-communications: drawing the twisty diagram that connects the FBI to Comey to Congress to Clinton to Huma to Weiner to Weiner's Computer to Weiner's Pedophilic Online Interests—and back again—will take at least...
The brainchild of creative agents and political cognoscenti Hank Willis Thomas and Eric Gottesman, For Freedoms has been heralded as the first artist-run super PAC, an intriguing and very timely organization aimed at not merely endorsing or promoting political candidates, but also at spreading awareness about some of the many less-than-apparent facets of the democratic process in the US. The super PAC has been headquartered at Jack Shainman Gallery for the past few weeks, where...

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