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Religion as a Political Litmus Test? Flibbertigibbet!

By Evan Williams In nearly every cheesy political drama, there is a charismatic individual who, after much contemplation and, sometimes, a traumatic event, decides to run for office. When they do so, it seems like a team of public relations specialists appear from thin air, prodding said private-citizen-turned-public-figure with questions. The first is obvious: do you have any scandals, any

Combating Racism With Empathy

The lowest low was when I was in the Missouri History Museum and the Chief of Police from Charlack was there and he used the phrasing “rioting” versus “protesting” about the events of the first night when the gas station was set on fire and looted. And the audience, a lot of people in the audience, they lit him up.