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Amanda is a science grad student in Boston whose favorite pastimes are having friendly debates and running amok.

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  1. April 4, 2017 at 11:25 pm —


    You gotta admit, Trump has surrounded himself with the crazy!

    • April 9, 2017 at 4:50 pm —

      There is a silver lining, though. Zinke means MT’s congressional seat is up for grabs.

      Montana’s kind of weird. It’s been a solid red state. They’re in the “last Democrat was Bill Clinton” category. (Before that, Lyndon Johnson.) But their governor is a Democrat, and their Senate is one-all. But the GOP controls the state legislature.

      But, everyone hates Trump. I will always say the 2016 election was a rejection of the DLC-style center-right politics; it’s the only possible explanation for how someone so hated could win. So, these special elections are a bit of a mulligan.

  2. April 5, 2017 at 9:53 am —

    “I think that the best of casting [Scarlett Johannson] is that I didn’t have to cast big name actors around her; I could cast people like Juliette Binoche, Kaori Momoi, and Takeshi Kitano.”

    He doesn’t think Juliette Binoche and Takeshi Kitano are big names?!?

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