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Norms

  1. 2020 elections
    The Case for Michael Avenatti 2020The celebrity lawyer’s stunt candidacy just might teach Democrats that they can’t make progress without breaking a few norms.
  2. Why America’s Version of Capitalism Is Incompatible With DemocracyTo restore our democracy after Trump, we will need to reduce the material inequalities that were eroding popular sovereignty long before his rise.
  3. Black Loiterers, White Lingerers, and Starbucks CoffeeAn incident at Starbucks illustrates how norms are racially coded and why the concept of “unconscious bias” is sometimes misleading.
  4. McCain Gives Heroic Speech Denouncing Terrible Thing That He Just Voted ForThe senator calls on his colleagues to abandon their indefensible approach to Obamacare repeal — minutes after voting to let them keep at it.
  5. Every Terrifying Thing That Donald Trump Did LatelyAll the norms the president has already destroyed.
  6. The Filibuster Deserves to DieIf the Democrats’ attempt to block Gorsuch leads to the abolition of the filibuster, that would be a good thing.
  7. love
    There’s a Word for the Assumption That Everybody Should Be in a RelationshipBecause only defective people are single, right?
  8. Democrats Worry That Trump May Eliminate One of Their Few Remaining PowersThe Senate’s minority party traditionally gets to weigh in on appointees to regulatory commissions. But Trump may be eyeing a work-around.
  9. How Drunk You Think You Are Depends on How Wasted Your Friends AreHierarchy, in effect.
  10. Closings
    Norm’s Closing 49-Year Old Santa Monica LocationSurely, there are some seniors out there who are inconsolable over the news.
  11. Beef
    Santa Monica Gets All Emotional About A Denny’sBlogger Alison Marino catches flack for calling the sale of a longstanding location “tragic.”
  12. Crime Scenes
    Out of Control Car Nails Norm’s in Fairfax VillageThe driver fled on foot, leaving a passenger behind.
  13. Mediavore
    Laker Rookie Arrested For Shoving IHOP Cashier; Father of Googie ArchitectureEldon Davis, the architect who gave L.A. the first Norm’s, plus Pann’s and Johnnie’s, has died at 94 in West Hills.
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson Canoodle at Chateau; Dave Chappelle Grubs atIf celebrities were really looking for a low-profile, they’d avoid the Hollywood hot-spot and eat at Norm’s.
  15. User's Guide
    How to Steer Nightowls from Swinger’sNew and classic picks keep you sated in the wee hours.