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The director's rebuttal to Dylan Farrow's allegations that he molested her depicts his ex, Mia Farrow, as a deceitful, manipulative, hate-mongering witch who brainwashed his child. A close examination of his own statements paints a different picture.

Last year I got a ton of crap for having an opinion. Now it's everyone else's turn.

A mass shooting is a performance. Repeating the name of the shooter makes him a star.

You Can Play Project co-founder Patrick Burke writes that out LGBT and "publicly pro-gay" people should not boycott the Sochi Olympic games despite Russia’s anti-LGBT environment and laws. "Show the world that there are elite LGBT athletes who are not afraid to be themselves, on and off the playing field," he writes in this BuzzFeed op-ed.

Shamefully, Congress failed to act before the July 1st deadline to prevent your student loan interest rates from doubling. This is an issue on which we should all agree. I call on Congress to pass legislation that will retroactively prevent this de facto tax increase on young people already struggling under mountains of debt. At a time when Americans owe more than $1.2 trillion in student loans debt, the last thing we should do is make college more expensive for students and their families. Here are 11 reasons why Congress needs to act on student loan interest rates.

Besides Sens. Ron Wyden and Mark Udall, most Democrats abandoned their civil liberty positions during the age of Obama. With a new leak investigation looming, the Democrat leadership are now being forced to confront all the secrets they've tried to hide.

Last week, Ben Howe was pilloried by some in the conservative blogosphere for writing for BuzzFeed. Now he offers a tribute to the right's vibrant online community.

The latest Tea Party–inspired project isn't even finished, but it already looks pretty bad. RedState editor Ben Howe on his movement's struggle to produce quality art and entertainment. [Updated]

Shameful to mothers, shameful to children, shameful to the City of New York.

Google is not a social network, and other elementary errors.

Bill O'Reilly's forebears knew a thing or two about turning to the government when the free market wasn't cutting it.

Obama will get better. Politics keeps getting worse.

A sympathetic Democrat's advice.

After four years of promises not quite kept, the president dusts off a cherished buzzword in his last stand.

Because why not. And because the law makes them impossible to stop.

Obama and Romney can't control this narrative. A better chance to see what the candidates are really like.

Mitt Romney's late pivot is a bet that the label isn't as toxic as it used to be.

The media and the people want different things. Attack? Or make people like you?

Big donors pay five figures or more for chummy presentations and fake influence. They got what they paid for in Florida.

If you listened closely in Charlotte, you could hear a rhetorical liberal resurgence.

Kind of like the time I tried to talk Billy Crystal out of a Jewish joke. Celebrities are impossible to control.

Romney convinces America that the Republican Party is sane, and that he's ready.

In 2008 — when I worked against Obama, then for him — even David Gergen saw the race card everywhere. Now birther jokes are fair game.

A workplace shooting turned into a firefight that left nine civilians injured, many reportedly by police bullets.The "active shooter scenario."

Welcome to the political class's quadrennial freakout.

Facebook is the space that matters. And a widely-cited Pew Research Center study looked at the wrong metric.

High-profile surrogates are, as usual, totally out of control. Bad memories from the Clinton war room.

John Ellis on the president's negative campaign. Romney hasn't figured out an antidote.

Forget the future. Obama and Romney haven't even figured out how to talk about their own records.

A new FEC rule means you can give money with a text. A new challenge to email — and a boost for Obama.

Republicans and Democrats look to November after a dramatic night in Wisconsin.

In the epic showdown between Big Blue and Big Red, Walker's margin may be the number being watched from Chicago and Boston. A Walker blowout means trouble for the president.

How can the Republican win the future? Fracking!

Etch A Sketch won't beat the Blue Social Model, BuzzFeed columnist John Ellis argues.

The cost is high. But it's not about logic, or even winning, any more.

The suits are taking charge, and they're killing the travel budgets. Sorry Newt, Rick, Zeke!

BuzzFeed columnist John Ellis tells Romney: Go to South Carolina, go all in, and kill the opposition before it's born. What Atwater told Bush: "When you have your opponent by the throat in presidential politics, you best finish the job."

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