Kaelyn Parrott

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Obama’s failed legacy on child soldiers

President Obama will leave office having failed to use the tools at his disposal to make significant progress on getting child soldiers off the battlefield. That’s the consensus among human rights groups who point to the fact that for six consecutive years, the Obama administration has subverted …

Trump was mean to a beauty queen. How is this news?

Only in the strangest-ever presidential election could a former beauty queen’s weight be considered a deal-breaking issue of, if I may, gargantuan proportions.<p>Pretend it’s two weeks ago: Who is Alicia Machado?<p>Now: How happy is Alicia Machado?<p>If I weren’t paid by the word, I’d be speechless.<p>The Miss …

Obama’s hallucinatory excuses on Syria

The New York Times’ David Sanger had an interesting observation in a recent article on Vladimir Putin’s bizarre foreign policy. Russia, Sanger wrote, is a “declining economy with the gross domestic product of Italy.” So how come it manages to push around the United States, which has the world’s …

The sexism undergirding Trump's campaign

Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and current uber-screechy supporter of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, accidentally told the truth this weekend, revealing the real issue that undergirds a campaign that should've crumbled long ago.<p>Putting an absurdly optimistic spin on The …

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Trump’s Hitlerian disregard for the truth

The GOP presidential nominee is out on the trail ahead of the general election in November.<p>The GOP presidential nominee is pressing his case ahead of Election Day.<p>The Economist, a fine British newsmagazine, is rarely wrong, but it was recently in strongly suggesting that the casual disregard for …

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Hillary Clinton's dreadful lies

Hillary Clinton tells us she is recovering from a mild case of pneumonia, but less than half of American voters believe her belated explanation of why she appeared to faint leaving a 9/11 commemoration. If she wants to understand why, she can find the answer in a children's poem.<p>In his 1907 …

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