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WEEK IN REVIEW: Good Cop, Bad Cop

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Welcome to the Week In Review, published every Friday on the blog. WiR is a collaborative effort of TAC’s Editors and contributors. Thought- and mirth-provoking articles we stumble across are placed here, along with an arch tagline.


Counter-Tourism Operations

“Al Sharpton vs. The Teleprompter: Volume 3,” David Rutz, Washington Free Beacon

THE EDITORS: Volumes One and Two.

#BurnISISFlagChallenge

“The Arab World’s Version of the Ice Bucket Challenge: Burning ISIS Flags,” Jenna McLaughlin, Mother Jones

THE EDITORS: Get it trending.

A Libertarian Weakness

“Rand Paul’s fatal pacifism,” Richard A. Epstein, Hoover Institute

THE EDITORS: …As described by a libertarian.

Sock-Puppet Reporting

“When journalism is too good to be true,” Glenn Garvin, Miami Herald

Of a Bygone Era

“Men in Hats: An Endangered Species,” Dwight Longenecker, The Imaginative Conservative

THE EDITORS: For women, too.

Divine Purpose and the Poor

“God and the Squeegee Men,” Jonathan Last

THE EDITORS: A touching reflection on a persistent problem.

Family Values on Campus

“Letter to the Editor: Students with children in need of financial aid,” A’Shondee Kinlaw, The Red & Black

When Attack Ads Go Wrong

“Why Mark Begich’s attack ad did plenty of damage — to Begich,” Sean Sullivan, The Washington Post

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