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How is one dude sending dick pics different from an entire political movement making a calculated effort to roll back women’s rights?

Conservatives want to know!

Since nauseating revelations about Anthony Weiner and Bob Filner‘s unusual dating habits have emerged, Republicans have been trying to invoke a “War on Women” by these two Democratic men against all women. They’re hoping — despite the antics of David Vitter, Mark Sanford, John Ensign, Newt Gingrich… — to smear the left as the real source of women’s problems, as if being a bad husband were a partisan issue.

The Nation‘s Jessica Valenti took a break from her vacation to answer this #AskJessica question from her “trolls.” Enjoy.

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Attorney General Merrick Garland

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Reprinted with permission from Daily Kos

The Department of Justice had the kind of pro-police reform week that doesn't happen every year. In a seven-day period, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a ban on chokeholds and no-knock warrants, an overhaul on how to handle law enforcement oversight deals, and a promise to make sure the Justice Department wasn't funding agencies that engage in racial discrimination.

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