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Trump’s diagnosis is a tragedy. And it’s a reminder of our choice at the polls.

Well, here we are.

As the 2020 U.S. General Election finally arrives, it has been clear for months that Donald Trump’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic would be the central issue. But with a wild campaign drawing to a close, Trump’s positive test result, along with those of dozens of Oval Office insiders and White House staffers, is the type of deus ex machina that would seem comically forced in an Aaron Sorkin script.

However, there is no outlandish plot device that cannot be outdone by the reality of our modern political circus. With Nov. 3 around the corner, Trump’s Covid infection, and the confused timeline surrounding it, have seemingly nosed out all other issues – and there are many – that would play a pivotal role in the end of this race.…

Rest in Power, RBG

On Friday night, we lost an American legacy: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, affectionately known as RBG. She served as the most senior member of the court’s liberal wing, consistently voting for more progressive rulings, including but not limited to, equal rights, same-sex marriage, health care, affirmative action, abortion, and voting rights. With six weeks to go before election day, her passing will inevitably lead to a political battle on the timing of a nomination for a future Supreme Court Justice. While the subject is guaranteed to dominate the airwaves and social media in the days to come, I want to focus this article on the life of RBG.…

This is pretty awkward

So, I have something, well, kind of awkward to tell you. And look, I know it’s going to sound weird, or maybe kind of ridiculous, but the more I see clues, the more I get convinced, and I could really use someone’s advice about what to do. Ok. Here it goes: I think the President is coming on to me.

Really!

I know. I know. But, look, the guy keeps sending me a bunch of text messages and e-mails and, well, some of them are preeeetty saucy if you get my drift.

It all started a few months ago when I booked tickets to what I had been told was a concert in Tulsa, Okla.,…

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