Anonymous Republican Bravely Stands Up to Kevin McCarthy

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Great news! At long last, Republicans in the House of Representatives are taking a courageous stand against the wing of their party that traffics in bigotry and outlandish conspiracy theories and that tried to end America democracy. Just look at the exciting headline on this scoop CNN published yesterday: “Moderate House Republican warns McCarthy over embracing far-right members.

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Novelist Almudena Grandes Told the Truth About the Spanish Dictatorship

Almudena Grandes, who died on Saturday, aged 61, did more than any novelist of her generation to change the way her country relates to its twentieth-century past.
Born in 1960 in Madrid, she first made a name for herself in 1989 with an erotic novel, Las edades de Lulú (The Ages of Lulú), which inspired a film of the same name, directed by Bigas Luna and starring Francesca Neri and a young Javier Bardem.

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The Curious Case of the Waukesha ‘Killer Car’

Darrell Brooks poses for a booking photograph at the Milwaukee County Jail in Milwaukee, Wis., November 3, 2021. (Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters)
Welcome back to “Forgotten Fact-Checks,” a weekly column produced by National Review’s News Desk. This week, we investigate the curious case of the “killer car,” check in on how some progressive commentators celebrated Thanksgiving, and explore more media misses.

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Disney+ Pulls The Simpsons Tiananmen Square Episode in Hong Kong

Characters in the film and television series The Simpsons (front to back) Lisa, Bart, Maggie, Marge, and Homer Simpson walk the carpet as they arrive for the premiere of the film The Simpsons Movie in Springfield, Vt., July 21, 2007. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)
Disney has censored The Simpsons on its streaming service in Hong Kong, omitting an episode that mentions the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre.
Episodes 11 and 13 of season 16 are available to view in Hong Kong, but not episode 12, “Goo Goo Gai Pain.

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Cracked, &c.

The Nutcracker balloon hovers above the crowd during the 93rd Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, November 28, 2019. (Caitlin Ochs / Reuters)
On a cancellation of The Nutcracker; Russia’s threat to Ukraine; the screwiness of the Women’s March; the bravery of J.K. Rowling; and more
Now they have come for The Nutcracker. What I mean is, did you see this? The Berlin State Ballet has canceled Tchaikovsky’s ballet on grounds that the Chinese dance and the Arab dance give offense. Well, they give offense to those who are truly dying to take offense.

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Hill Staffers Are Wearing Sneakers Now

Congress has never been a place known for cutting-edge fashion. Instead, a stuffy formality has long been its trademark. As Allbirds and preppy quarter-zips swept into boardrooms and C-suites across the rest of the country, Capitol Hill remained one of the last bastions of traditional American business attire—the global headquarters of wing tips and ill-fitting suits, Tory Burch flats and bland Banana Republic pencil skirts. During sweltering D.C.

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After VA Elections, Democrats Heard the Message. They Just Don’t Care.


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On November 2nd, Conservatives across the country celebrated as we watched Republicans sweep the top three statewide offices in Virginia, among several other shocking victories on election night. This was a resounding defeat of Democrats’ radical, progressive agenda and Americans delivered their message loud and clear: The Democrats have radicalized and pushed too far with their agenda.

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‘This is not going well for Bannon’: MSNBC legal analyst says Trump ally on track for a stinging defeat

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