Frances Langum on Muck Rack

Frances Langum

Cornfield, South Central Illinois
Associate Editor — Crooks and Liars

Assoc Editor, @CrooksandLiars; Exec Producer, @ProLeftPodcast. Brandeis, Harvard. Knitter, Mom, happy wife of @Mr_Electrico. [Personal acct.]🌊❄️

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Associate Editor of C&L. Executive Producer of The Professional Left Podcast. On staff at Crooks and Liars since 2007. Master's degree from Harvard Divinity School. Happy wife of Driftglass. Mother of three geniuses. Obsessive knitter.

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@Shoq @Mr_Electrico It was too late by then. I didn't meet Driftglass face to face until 2008. Nice try, @shoq. @Mr_Electrico
But is it the FOX News Effect? If so, say so. Stuart Varney gets paid ten million dollars a year to convince certain Whites they are the victims and the needy are lazy moochers who shouldn't complain because they have refrigerators and microwaves. 
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Yes, I'm that old.

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Getting up knowing you're going to be writing something that others will read. And it's on your mind as you brush your teeth.

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#PPSellsBabyParts being used by someone who wanted more fact-checking.