Ted Johnson

Variety

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Senior Editor covering the intersection of politics and entertainment for Variety magazine and writer of its political website Wilshire & Washington

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The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

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The first day of Donald Trump's nominating convention was short on policy but long on a Dystopian view of America in 2016 — and there was no doubt about who was getting the blame.

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Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

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Last week, North Carolina legalized discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.

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