Trump Accuses Vindman of Becoming a War Hero Just to Make Him Look Bad

Trump Accuses Vindman of Becoming a War Hero Just to Make Him Look Bad

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Moments after the decorated veteran testified to Congress on Tuesday, Donald Trump accused Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman of becoming a war hero “just to make me look bad.” In a vicious broadside on Twitter, Trump claimed that Vindman carried out an “evil plan, years in the making” to “load himself More...

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Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch the Live Stream of the House Intelligence Committee’s Open Hearings
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, November 13th, 2019
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Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch the Live Stream of the House Intelligence Committee’s Open Hearings

“When the transcripts get released, which is going to happen soon, and when the witnesses come before us in open session and repeat all this important information, these Republicans are going to long for the More...

The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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The Slowness of Literature and the Shadow of Knowledge

The following was adapted from a speech delivered at the Frankfurt Book Fair in October. Frankfurt, the financial hub of Europe, is home to one of the biggest stock exchanges in the world, where everything is More...

An Octogenarian Laces Up Her Sneakers for the New York City Marathon
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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An Octogenarian Laces Up Her Sneakers for the New York City Marathon

The bounds of the marathon are expanding. Earlier this month, the Kenyan runner Eliud Kipchoge, who holds the world record in the marathon—for completing a run, last year, in two hours and one minute—broke More...

Should We Pay to Enter Bookstores?
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019
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Should We Pay to Enter Bookstores?

While browsing a table of new books at the Strand and spotting one that I wanted to buy, I experienced a common, modern-day itch: Do I purchase the book there and then from the Strand without pause, thus supporting More...

Origin Stories of Tech Companies if Their Founders Had Been Women
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
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Origin Stories of Tech Companies if Their Founders Had Been Women

Google: The female founders of Google sought a way to access and organize all available information, so they developed an algorithm that would scour the entire World Wide Web and retrieve the very best results. More...

A Search for My Grandmother’s Lost Chicken Paprikash
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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A Search for My Grandmother’s Lost Chicken Paprikash

Eastern European soul food, for me, begins in Bangkok. Where else would one expect to find an expert on chicken paprikash? My family’s last surviving one lives there, with a street cat called Mango and her half-Thai, More...

Eric Trump Accuses Don, Jr., of Being Whistle-Blower in Bid to Get Him Cut Out of Will
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019
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Eric Trump Accuses Don, Jr., of Being Whistle-Blower in Bid to Get Him Cut Out of Will

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In what insiders are calling an audacious move to get his older brother cut out of their father’s will, Eric Trump has accused Donald Trump, Jr., of being the whistle-blower. According More...

Trump, Impeachment, and the Democracy that Happens Between Elections
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 25th, 2019
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Trump, Impeachment, and the Democracy that Happens Between Elections

There was always going to be a last straw, a single event that would launch impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump. On Tuesday, the House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi, declared that Trump had finally gone too far, More...

The Workplace Pathos of “Party Down”
By Boston Journal On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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The Workplace Pathos of “Party Down”

Last week, as seemingly everyone around me was going nuts for the strip-club caper “Hustlers,” I found myself binge-rewatching a dark workplace comedy of a quite different sort. “Party Down,” which is More...