Roll Call columnist. Fellow at the Brennan Center. Teaching at Yale. NYC-DC. My new book: Hustling Hitler: The Jewish Vaudevillian Who Fooled the Fuhrer.

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For those of us long obsessed with the upward arc of Wendi Deng's life, this latest installment on Rupert Murdoch's ex-wife (and Tony Blair's rumored lover) is must reading. 
What the economics of baseball (there's no percentage in winning 81 games) are doing to fans is brutal. Instead, there is every incentive to put a terrible team on the field for a few years in hopes of emulating the Astros. 
I wish I had statistics on what percentage of the voters in the states that Cotton mentions have noticed that the Republicans control both chambers of Congress and the White house. 
A week after I saw the exhibit, I am still trying to figure out why there was boot on the stair when a woman supposed hanged herself in the attic. 
@DavidRedlawsk Now these retiring GOP incumbents may be the victims of the Conventional Wisdom. And term-limiting committee chairman plays a role. But I would certainly want odds on a bet that the GOP would hold the House.
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