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Modern Family: Season 2, Episode 19

KIP MOONEY: I’m going to admit something: Watching Modern Family and reviewing it each week has become like a relationship. And with it seemingly gone every other week, it’s like a long-distance relationship. Even though the honeymoon phase (pretty much…

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Comeback Candidate: Sanford or Spitzer?

AKIE BERMISS: Last week Molly posed the question: Spitzer or Sanford. Which of the two will be able to turn around and comeback to politics first? I’m no campaign strategist, but I think it comes down to simple question of efficacy, marketability, and boundaries. To me, those are two different kinds of disgrace. One takes you out of the game for a couple of seasons. The other takes you off the team for good.

HOWARD MEGDAL: Intuitively, I’d think Akie is correct. However… this poll, which has Mark Sanford’s approval rating at 55 percent in South Carolina, and Sanford’s refusal to rule out a return to politics, provides the latest example of social conservatives accepting “Do as I say, not as I do” from their leaders. Continue reading

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Monogamy

MOLLY SCHOEMANN: Monogamy is unrealistic! People need variety! Life is like a sexy salad bar. We get sick of hard boiled eggs after awhile—we want to try carrots.

AKIE BERMISS: Gentlemen, it is a fine cause to take up the argument against monogamy. I understand, I dig it, I commiserate: I’m with you. But, also, I don’t really think there’s much of an argument there. Well, I think its important that I state, out front, that I am a one-woman man. That is, I’ve never really gone in for polygamy. As a matter of personal taste. I can hardly keep up with one person in a romantic or sexual context, let alone several. Continue reading

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