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Politics

Santos’s little helpers

Who would work for DC’s most controversial congressman?

By Cockburn

Politics

Biden is a Major ‘good boy’ truther

The president doesn’t believe his old dog bit a Secret Service agent, according to a new book

By Cockburn

Internet

Nick Adams doesn’t write his own tweets

Plus: Alexi McCammond, Biden administration press secretary?

By Cockburn

Politics

George Santos makes politics worth paying attention to

What will he brazenly lie about next?

By Cockburn

Politics

Who wants to work for the Katie Porter campaign?

The California congresswoman is running for Senate. Will the ‘horrible boss’ allegations harm her chances?

By Cockburn

Europe

Theory: Harry is trying to save the British royal family

People who know Harry are incredulous. ‘So sad,’ said an old friend of his

By Cockburn

Europe

Did Prince Harry’s nasty older brother force him to wear a Nazi uniform?

The prince repeats the revelation that his Nazi costume was William’s idea

By Cockburn

Europe

Harry and William’s royal rumble

Prince William apparently called Meghan Markle ‘difficult,’ ‘rude’ and ‘abrasive’

By Cockburn

Russia

The rise of Sudden Oligarch Death Syndrome

Dare Cockburn say it: Vladimir Putin could be to blame

By Cockburn

Media

The NYT’s new conservative columnist is… David French

The Dispatch co-founder is on the left side of the great conservative divide

By Cockburn

Science & Tech

Will Biden ever follow the science on Covid?

His solution to a new vaccine-resistant Covid variant? ‘Get vaccinated’

By Cockburn

Internet

TikTok sleuths are convinced Britney Spears is dead

‘Why is she wearing her COVID EXTENSIONS!?!? Where is she!!??’

By Cockburn

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