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The Politics of Free Food – NYTimes.com

Today, let’s talk about Virginia, host of the nation’s most interesting off-year election. True, the New York mayor’s race has been pretty frisky since we acquired Anthony Weiner as a candidate, but I’m still going with Virginia. The governor’s race there has a dandy ethics controversy that began with charges …

Painting by Numbers – NYTimes.com

I am an artist, and a colleague recently asked me to make her a painting. It will be an arduous process, and I’m charging her my usual freelance rate. In the next few months I must give a wedding gift to the same colleague, who is not a close friend. …