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The Veganism of Sexual Practices
Ink Stained WretchesMay 19, 2023
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Wretch nation. We are looking deep into the permission structure of the American news Media this week. This includes prime-time shakeups across cable news, crime coverage, and polyamory.

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Time Stamps: 

04:10 Front Page

58:53 Obsessions

1:10:00 Reader Mail 

1:14:00 Favorite Item of the Week 

Show Notes:

WSJ: CNN Promotes Kaitlan Collins to Prime Time Slot Following Trump Town Hall

WaPo: Anderson Cooper scolds critics of CNN's town hall with Trump 

NYT: Opinion | We’re Asking the Wrong Questions About the Trump Town Hall 

Variety: Fox News Mulling Primetime Changes After Tucker Carlson Exit 

Daily Beast: ‘Karma Is a Bitch’: Roger Ailes’ Widow Goes Off on Fox News Woes 

Washington Examiner: Subway death coverage confirms that in the liberal bubble, only conservatives are political

WaPo: Daniel Penny becomes ‘hero’ for conservatives, DeSantis after killing Jordan Neely on subway 

NYT: A Refugee From Another Time Gets an Eviction Notice

NYT: How a Few Stories of Regret Fuel the Push to Restrict Gender Transition Care 

Wapo: Elon Musk compares George Soros to Jewish supervillain Magneto 

NYT: The Greatest Wealth Transfer in History Is Here, With Familiar (Rich) Winners

AP News: How the American Dream convinces people loneliness is normal

NYT: Why Some Companies Are Saying ‘Diversity and Belonging’ Instead of ‘Diversity and Inclusion’ 

WSJ: Vol. 36, No. 5: Honorifics

Neiman Lab: No need to shoot The Messenger: Its muddled ideas are doing the job

NYT: Why Americans Are Smuggling Fruit Roll-Ups Into Israel

JSOnline: The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile's name has changed. Here's what to know. 

Daily Mail: I wear tight 'booty shorts' to the gym but I don't want male attention

NYT: Prince Harry and Meghan Say They Were Chased by Paparazzi in New York 

NYT: Interested in Polyamory? Check Out These Cities.

WaPo: Durham’s probe of Russia investigation has cost taxpayers at least $6.5 million

NYT: Supreme Court Blocks Release of Full Mueller Report for Now (Published 2020)

WaPo: The Mueller Report Illustrated: The Obstruction Investigation

WaPo: End of a love affair: AM radio is being removed from many cars

Favorite Item:

Reason: I Worked for Hodding Carter III at a Small-Town Mississippi Newspaper 

Wired: Pete Buttigieg Loves God, Beer, and His Electric Mustang