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Afternoon Links: Ranking the Chains, the Best Roy Moore Reactions, and the End of 'Pivot to Video'

Ranking the best national chains. Tom Sietsema, the Washington Post’s food critic, spent some time at D.C.-area chain restaurants.Read more on WeeklyStandard.com Continue Reading....

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The Media, Trump, and Nixon

From my most recent NRO article, about the media’s treatment of Trump: “Specialists in aberrant mass psychology will one day derive great interest and perhaps generate much enlightenment on what it is that has possessed a wide swath of highly intelligent and generally civic-minded Americans …

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On Twitter, Democrats Dramatically Mischaracterize Doug Jones's Victory

Every election seems to bring with it a torrent of wild extrapolation, and last night’s was no different. On Twitter, and beyond, elated Democrats were quick to draw all sorts of conclusions that do not seem to be supported by the evidence. Among them, that …

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Today's Young Adults Are (Probably) Not Particularly Promiscuous

In his letter to the fictional protagonist of “Cat Person,” my colleague Kyle Smith writes: Robert is your seventh sexual partner. You’re 20 years old. Margot, I don’t know what the right number is for you, but seven is too many. #…# I’m from Gen …

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Survey: 36% of Obamacare Enrollees Without Subsidies Pay $1,000 Or More in Premiums

More than one-third of Obamacare enrollees surveyed (36 percent) who do not qualify for a subsidy are paying $1,000 or more in premiums each month, according to a survey from eHealth. Eighty-one percent of those without subsidies are paying $500 or more each month for …

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Arizona Democratic Party Still Retaining Money From Website Linked to Child Prostitution

The Arizona Democratic Party has yet to give away the $40,000 it received from the owner of Backpage.com, which is a website linked to child prostitution. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D., Ariz.) donated the cash she received from Backpage.com’s Michael G. Lacey earlier this year, and National Republican …

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Daleiden, CMP Call for Recusal of Gag-Ordering Judge with Planned Parenthood Ties

David Daleiden and the Center Medical Progress (CMP) announced a new motion Wednesday, asking the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to compel the recusal of Judge William Orrick from the lawsuit between Daleiden/CMP and Planned Parenthood and accusing Orrick of bias in favor of the …

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The GOP dodged a bullet with Moore’s loss and other comments

Conservative: Alabama and the Folly of Angry Populism What’s the obvious lesson of Roy Moore’s defeat in the Alabama Senate election? According to Robert Tracinski at The Federalist, it’s that “angry populism fueled by resentment against the bogeyman of supposed ‘elites’ is not the basis …

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Trump’s Moore endorsement sunk the presidency to unplumbed depths

Elation is in order because a gross national embarrassment has been narrowly avoided. But curb your enthusiasm. Continue Reading....

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Congratulations, Steve Bannon, you just elected a Democrat in Alabama

Trump should tell Bannon to back off. Continue Reading....

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