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There’s No ‘Real America’: How One Documentary Avoided Clichés (and Trump Talk) While Chronicling a Midwestern Small Town

Long before Donald Trump’s election, there’s been a tension in this country between so-called coastal elites and the “real America,” this mythical place where hard-working,…

Trump, Stormy Daniels, and What the ‘Horse Face’ Insult Really Means

Etiquette is more art than science, and yet most of us don’t need intuitive powers to guess that calling a woman “Horseface” simply isn’t done….

Stupid Money: What Does Deregulation Mean for Me?

Deregulation: We hear about it all the time from both sides of the political spectrum. And to hear each side’s opinion of it, fewer laws…

When a Man Who Gets Whatever He Wants Is Denied One Thing at Last

My life has been too easy. I was born white, male, heterosexual and American. There followed a peaceful suburban upbringing with loving, committed parents. Top-track…