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Modern Family: Season 4, Episode 19 – “The Future Dunphys”

KIP MOONEY: This week’s Modern Family strikes me as among the best, if not the best, of a strong season. Even with multiple stories, the writers have woven them together beautifully, delivering an episode with laughs upon laughs and just…

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Cynthia Nixon: Gay Is A Choice

EMILY SAIDEL: That the idea of choice and sexuality would raise hackles is not a surprise. What is surprising is that the gay activist community would be so quick to scold someone for telling her personal story. Cynthia Nixon never suggests that sexual preference is a choice for all people; she simple describes her own progression from preferring men to preferring women.

CHRIS PUMMER: I agree that activists shouldn’t scold anyone for their personal choices, but I also sympathize with the position of some that Nixon is clouding the picture by talking about it at all. Continue reading

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Breaking Down the Generic Ballot, Tax Cuts

JESSICA BADER: With the midterm elections less than six weeks away, each new batch of polls brings on another round of analysis, and those digging through the numbers try to make the polls fit their analysis just as much as…

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Bob McDonnell: 2010 and Beyond

JEFF MORROW : Governor McDonnell’s role in the sexual-orientation discrimination mess reveals just how conservative Virginia is and is not, and what he sees in his own political future.

HOWARD MEGDAL: Jeff makes a terrific argument, but the takeaway for me from this particular episode is to wonder whether this is yet another indicator that ostracizing the LGBT community for political sport is no longer a winning formula. Continue reading

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