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  • When government becomes a reality show

    When government becomes a reality show
    Maybe I took those high school civics classes too seriously, but isn't there something wrong when the running for and holding of political office is indistinguishable from the kind of reality shows that you hate-watch? To wit: the tabloid heaven that...
  • Cheating a forgivable offense?

     
    By Jessica Reynolds Former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner wants to be New York City's next mayor, he admitted in an interview with New York Times Magazine. Weiner's political committee has already spent $100,000 on research and polling to see......
  • Daum: The frump factor and Holly Petraeus

    Daum: The frump factor and Holly Petraeus
    Last week was a historic one for women. Eighteen women won or reclaimed Senate seats, bringing the number of women in that body to 20. Nearly 80 women now occupy the House. New Hampshire became the first state to elect a female governor and an all-women...
  • Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?

    Are city, activists ready to compromise on homeless feedings?
    We have many bits of tid in today's Friday Files. But first, an update on the battle between the city of Orlando and the activists atLake Eola. In Wednesday's column, I made a pitch for compromise in this long-running feud, which isn't helping anyone....
  • Sex sins of mighty are old hat in literature

    Sex sins of mighty are old hat  in literature
    It didn't start with Twitter — and it won't end with Weiner. For centuries, the theme of sexual sins committed by the powerful has been scintillating source material for the arts. In poems and plays, in novels and films and TV series, artists...
  • Why does Anthony Weiner have to resign when other sleazy politicians stay?

    What New York Rep. Anthony Weiner did was disgusting and weird, and his direct lies and attempts to cover it up were inexcusable. But his resignation Thursday after pressure from fellow Democrats (including, somewhat indirectly, President Barack Obama)...
  • Rep. Anthony Weiner scandal to preempt Glenn Beck

     
    Greta Van Susteren will anchor the special "Bad Behavior: Political Sex Scandals." Weiner, a New York Democrat, on Monday acknowledged that he had conducted electronic relationships with six women. Weiner initially lied about his social-network dealings.....
  • Rod Blagojevich will be sentenced in October, but his book is already in trouble

     
    Rod Blagojevich's political memoir, like many others, is suffering an ignoble fate as its author awaits sentencing....
  • Have Palin and Sanford damaged the GOP brand?

    Have Palin and Sanford damaged the GOP brand?
    Friday's topic: Have episodes such as the recent ones with Sarah Palin and Mark Sanford affected the public image of the GOP? Or is the damage more likely to be local? Palin and Sanford are the least of the GOP's problems Point: Katherine Mangu-Ward The...
  • In defense of monogamy

    In his Nov. 22 Times Op-Ed article, “Monogamy isn’t easy, naturally,” biologist David P. Barash claims that because monogamy is rare in the animal world, it is therefore unnatural behavior for humans. The logic of the argument is...
  • Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist

    Krystal Ball photos are wrong, but not sexist
    There are plenty of nice online photos of Virginia congressional candidate Krystal Ball — portraits of a serious young woman in a dark suit, sweet shots of a young mother with her baby girl. But the ones that put her on the map last week are the...