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Ron Charles
I write about books at The Washington Post. Ron.Charles@washpost.com
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Ron Charles Jun 24
Replying to @CapitolClio
I’ve grown to enjoy the mystique of being a teetotaler.
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Ron Charles Jun 24
Given the context, this may be his most chilling tweet ever.
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Ron Charles Jun 24
Replying to @atrubek
50s same. But my dad promises me that the 60s are good.
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Ron Charles Jun 23
Replying to @arthurphillips
All I ever got was “The dog is calm and rich,” which I’m not sure will come in that handy when I get back to Paris.
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David Fahrenthold Jun 21
As president, has made 126 trips to his own clubs. But he's not just visiting. He's creating revenue -- at least $1.6M so far, for his own private businesses. Some of that $ came from the GOP. Some of it came from...you.
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Ron Charles Jun 22
Replying to @alexanderchee
“We have a habit of thinking that only cynicism is honest -- and this is a terrible blindness.” -- Marilynne Robinson in conversation with theologian Rowan Williams at Wheaton College.
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Hari Kunzru Jun 21
As a novelist, when I heard about this, I wanted to put a face to it, to understand who could stand up in court and argue for children being denied basic necessities. This is a video of a woman ‘just doing her job’. A cautious bureaucrat, an illustration of the banality of evil
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Ron Charles Jun 21
Replying to @cgershman
Sorry, don’t recognize that.
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Ron Charles Jun 21
Replying to @MdotClure @chrislhayes
Oh yeah, so many thoughts.
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Ron Charles Jun 21
Replying to @chrislhayes
But the prayers — the prayers have been unceasing, I’m sure.
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Ron Charles Jun 21
will know.
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Ron Charles Jun 20
to be sure it is a certain glee as spring gasps into summer and the lowest branches shimmer with their simple booty -- Ross Gay
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Ron Charles Jun 20
Replying to @atrubek
See? You’re getting better already!
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Ron Charles Jun 20
Replying to @benjaminsumner
Good lawd, please be judicious with those images of my notes.... You could get me in a lot of trouble!
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Ron Charles Jun 20
Replying to @atrubek
The problem is we’re from the Midwest, so it’s hard for us to be rude. But we can learn!
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Ron Charles Jun 20
DC readers: Fleishman Is in Trouble, but you’re not: At 7 p.m. tonight, Taffy Brodesser-Akner will be in conversation with CNN’s Jake Tapper at Politics and Prose:
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Ron Charles Jun 19
By this point, a whole generation of conservative seniors who live off their CDs and bonds has been devastated by the Fed’s Real Estate Re-Inflation Program..... I saw my mother-in-law’s income — outside of Social Security— decimated.
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Ron Charles Jun 19
“My role as a poet is as a healer,” says Joy Harjo. “Poetry is a healing force” And now she’s been appointed US Poet Laureate.
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Ron Charles Jun 19
Exciting news this morning from the Library of Congress!
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Ron Charles Jun 19
Native American writer Joy Harjo is the next U.S. Poet Laureate - The Washington Post
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