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  1. Abigael, 4, started crying after listening to NPR news on the radio with her mother on the way to the grocery store.

    "I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney," Abigael said when her mother, a resident of Fort Collins, Colorado, asked her why she was crying.

    The video, widely circulated on social media sites Wednesday, is representative of the sentiment many in swing state Colorado have reached. 

    Wednesday afternoon, NPR’s Mark Memmott wrote:

    On behalf of NPR and all other news outlets, we apologize to Abigael and all the many others who probably feel like her. We must confess, the campaign’s gone on long enough for us, too. Let’s just keep telling ourselves: “Only a few more days, only a few more days, only a few more days.”

  2. I’ve seen the articles that grown-ups have written about the millennials, characterizing a coddled generation that refuses to grow up. Even with all the self-esteeming and expensive education in the world, these kids still think they can click “like” to change the world, everyone says. Who’s to blame? Where did we go wrong? While these 26-year-olds toil in coffee shops or at unpaid internships waiting to be handed their promised dream jobs, who’s going to pay back all their damn student loans?”

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  3. arimelber:

Yes, you can learn a lot by laughing. During the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on health care, Justice Scalia drew the most laughs, according to a new study. He also spoke more frequently than any of his colleagues, although Justice Breyer led in total talk-time.
Study / NYT

    arimelber:

    Yes, you can learn a lot by laughing. During the Supreme Court’s oral arguments on health care, Justice Scalia drew the most laughs, according to a new study. He also spoke more frequently than any of his colleagues, although Justice Breyer led in total talk-time.

    Study / NYT

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