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Ink Stained WretchesDec 24, 2021
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Joe Manchin is no maverick, Kamala can't take the heat in the kitchen, and capes are super, or the Financial Times says


  • 04:26 - Segment: Front Page
  • 04:38 - Joe Manchin kills Build Back Better
  • 12:50 - Chris Wallace's Fox News Sunday replacement
  • 17:06 - Jesse Watters catches flack after saying he wants a "kill shot" interview with Fauci
  • 24:59 - Kamala Harris spends big in a Paris kitchen store
  • 28:46 - Trump's Truth Social won't allow criticism of the network
  • 30:50 - Ben Smith's interview with Brandon Brown of "Let's Go Brandon" fame
  • 34:04 - The New York Times on coronavirus and college students' mental health
  • 39:06 - Segment: Obsessions
  • 39:18 - The obituary of Renay Mandel Corren (Chris)
  • 41:09 - The Wall Street Journal's coverage of the Washington Post grappling with post-Trump subscription decline (Eliana)
  • 47:01 - Segment: Favorite Item of the Week
  • 41:11 - Wall Street Journal travel columnist Scott McCartney bids adieu (Chris)
  • 48:34 - Capes are in, according to the Financial Times (Eliana)


Chris's Dispatch article on Joe Manchin

The San Francisco Chronicle's hard-hitting coverage of Kamala Harris

Harris complains about her media coverage (like this piece in the Washington Free Beacon)

Ben Smith of the New York Times interviews Brandon of "Let's Go Brandon" fame

The Wall Street Journal's piece on the Washington Post's post-Trump struggles

Long live the obituary! Rest in peace, Renay Mandel Corren

Wall Street Journal travel columnist Scott McCartney signs off

Not all heroes wear capes. But according to the Financial Times, they're having a moment.