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NYT Suspends Glenn Thrush After Women's Allegations

Laura McGann details the alleged sexual misconduct at Vox

(Newser) - As far as political journalists go, Glenn Thrush is well known to the point that Bobby Moynihan has played him a number of times in Saturday Night Live skits. The New York Times White House correspondent is also the latest man to be hit with allegations of sexual misconduct, by... More »

Post-Presidency, Obama Is Already Hurting His Cause

He has no reason to take paid speaking gigs, and lots of reasons not to

(Newser) - Former President Obama is in an excellent position to disprove that "mainstream politics is just a moneymaking hustle," but he's off to a horrible start, accepting $400,000 from bond firm Cantor Fitzgerald to speak at a health care conference. And while it'll be hard to... More »

Not So Fast on That 'Stolen Election' Report

Vox analysis thinks evidence is weak

(Newser) - A post at the Daily Intelligencer on Tuesday gave fresh hope to depressed Democrats who are hoping for some way, any way, to prevent a Donald Trump presidency. The article noted that a group of "prominent computer scientists and election lawyers" (including J. Alex Halderman, director of the University... More »

Don't Buy Into the Big Breastfeeding Con

Vox writer says it's 'overhyped, oversold, and overrated'

(Newser) - A political science professor at the University of Toronto who decided to breastfeed her kids also decided to go down what she calls the "rabbit hole" of breastfeeding research, and what she founded completely upended her opinion of it. In a piece for Vox entitled, tellingly, "Breastfeeding is... More »

Couple Lives Like Victorians, Internet Sneers

Sarah Chrisman says she simply loves the lifestyle, but others are calling her out

(Newser) - If someone wants to dress every day in a corset, store perishables in an icebox, and forgo electricity and other modern comforts, she should be able to do so without fear of reprisal. That's Sarah Chrisman's take in her Vox essay , in which she defends the Victorian-era lifestyle... More »

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