Today’s list includes indecent snow creations, the new Jim Crow and brand new reasons to be depressed about American foreign policy.
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Where Is the Fact Checker for Documentaries?
Rebecca Rimel isn’t worried, but she isn’t pleased, either. The head of the Pew Charitable Trusts, one of this country’s most powerful and respected philanthropic institutions, has been cast as the villain in a David-and-Goliath drama making the rounds of the documentary circuit. ...