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De Blasio Boots Bums Off Subway

FILE PHOTO: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the City Hall in New York, U.S., March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

NYC's crumbling subways are a national laughingstock. America's daily supply of schadenfreude is more than exceeded with every viral pic of subway stations jampacked with sweaty, miserable New Yorkers. It's great. Ha ha!

Top 5 Reasons I’ll Miss Sean Spicer

1:27 PM 07/21/2017

Being the White House Press Secretary is a tough gig, even under the best of circumstances. Since the job was created in 1929, there have been 30 of them. The longest-serving press secretary was Stephen Early (12 years and 25 days, and then a few years later he came back to fill in for a couple of weeks), and the shortest-serving was Jerald terHorst (31 days). Sean Spicer stuck around for 182 days, but I'm sure his half a year on the job felt like half a lifetime. Spicer has come under a lot of criticism in that time, and dealt with a lot of mockery. But I'm going to miss him, and here are the top 5 reasons why. Drum roll, please... Number 5!

Trophy Hunter Defeats Son Of Cecil The Lion

5:58 PM 07/20/2017

Dr. Walter Palmer did absolutely wrong when he conquered Cecil the Lion, a dangerous animal that would've killed and eaten a human being without hesitation. And now Cecil's son has met the same fate, which is fine too.

POLL: Ketchup On A Hot Dog?

4:34 PM 07/19/2017

Today is National Hot Dog Day, according to whoever comes up with national days for things. That's as good an excuse as any to settle an age-old argument once and for all. The results of this scientific poll will be legally binding in perpetuity throughout the multiverse, so let's get it right, people!

The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Biopic Will Be A Superhero Movie Or Something

1:38 PM 07/19/2017

As with most things lefties do, I've never really understood the worship of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. All an octogenarian Supreme Court justice has to do is be a woman and express the approved liberal opinions, and they idolize her. She's the "Notorious RBG." She inspires adorable, adoring GIFs.