Articles tagged barney frank

Barney Frank Is the Neville Longbottom of US Politics

Barney Frank is a self-deprecator, a self-doubter, a teller of bad jokes, and a wearer of ill-fitting suits, but his talent for economics is rather like Longbottom’s talent for herbology.

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Captain Obama and the Final Frontier

Obama's four-year mission: to explore strange new worlds; to seek out new life and new kinds of political confusion; to boldly go where no rational health-care reformer has gone before.

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8 May 2009 // 4:30 AM


Kirby Dick's documentary argues that it's long past time that the many stories that shape closeted gay politicians' lives and careers be sorted out.

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Frontline: Inside the Meltdown

Part investigation, part damn scary story, Frontline: Inside the Meltdown suggests that events unfolded as they did largely because of the personalities involved.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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