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Feb 10, 2014

The Washington Free Beacon got hold of a memo from “top pollsters for Bill Clinton's presidential campaign” titled Research on Hillary Clinton. Lachlan Markay there wrote, “Gotta say, I'm a bit surprised this didn't make Playbook today.” John Brummett at the Arkansas Democrat Gazette added, “Clintons always contended trashing them was trashing Arkansas, which they fled.”

According to Claire Miller at the New York Times, and Getty Aim to Change Women’s Portrayal in Stock Photos. Rachel Feintzeig at the Wall Street Journal tweeted, “Out with the briefcases, in with the smartphones. Stock photos get an update, thanks to Sheryl Sandberg.” Freelancer Adrienne LaFrance asked, “Can changing the depiction of women in stock photos help change the ratio?”

Thanks to this map from @EnvAgency, here’s a look at what London would look like if the Thames barrier was not closed. Rowan Hooper at New Scientist pointed out: “...this is the effect it *COULD* have on London.” Ralph Atkins kept his priorities straight: “Great for swimmers!”

Last week, we told you about the Tim Armstrong getting into some trouble for blaming “distressed babies” for AOL benefit cuts. This week, a woman writes in Slate: He’s talking about my daughterScott McGrew at NBC Bay Area explained, “One of the two pregnant women AOLs CEO blames for higher medical costs reveals herself.” Jennifer Lee put it into some context: “The mother of one of Aol's million dollar "distressed babies" is one of my high school classmates.”

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