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84 years ago, Truman Capote was born. 81 years ago, Babe Ruth hit his 60th home run that season. 53 years ago, James Dean died. 26 years ago, “Cheers” debuted on NBC. Elie Wiesel is 80 today. Blanche Lincoln is 48. Get buying for tomorrow’s birthday boys: Jeremy Lott and Ben Pershing. You think that Sen. John McCain won Friday’s debate. Tim Taylor and Katie Smith both of Roll Call had birthdays on Sunday. It’s the one year anniversary of Peter Cherukuri and Emily Lenzner. Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m angry because my writers have shit for brains, the upper echelon editors can’t be bothered to tell me when they’ve stolen my staff, my boss pretends he’s trying to get us more help, and as time goes on I see fewer opportunities for myself, not more. I can’t wait to flee this shitty industry as soon as I figure out how. God. Damn. I. Loathe. This. Job.”
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