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Will ‘Trump: The Movie’ be a thriller or horror flick?

Former Gov. Mario Cuomo noted that “we campaign in poetry but govern in prose.” Donald Trump’s campaign was hardly poetry—it was more like a sensationalist novel, with racy sex, clichéd dialogue and improbable plot twists. Now Trump & Co. are ...

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Who’s No. 1? You really can’t tell from most rankings

Oscar Wilde’s quip—“The truth is never pure and rarely simple”—is flagrantly ignored by the “Best Places/Top Cities” industry. Yes, these “Top XX” lists have been around since Athens vs. Sparta. We’ve had decades with the “Best Places to Live” lists; ...

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