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Edwin Edwards with wife Trina and Baby Eli

Conviction Politician

Out of prison, with a new wife and infant son, Edwin Edwards, 86, hits the campaign trail again.

10:29 AM, Dec 7, 2014 • By MATT LABASH

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To the Shores of Tripoli

Dec 14, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 13

The Adventures of Low Impact Man

One week that will turn you from a conspicuously consumptive carbon monster into a person fully able to lecture the less virtuous about how they're destroying the planet.

Nov 30, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 11

A Rake's Progress

Marion Barry bares (almost) all.

Sep 7, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 47

Every Day is Man Day

Matt Labash is a man.

Jun 29, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 39

Where Everybody Is Disadvantaged

Postcards from the diversity follies.

May 25, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 34

Muddy Waters

Brownliner.

Apr 6, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 28

Down with Facebook!

Down with Facebook!

What nobody bothers to mention about the social-networking site is that it's really dull--mind-numbingly dull.

Mar 16, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 25

The City Where the Sirens Never Sleep

Detroit is dying. But, it is not dead yet.

Dec 29, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 15

Apathetics Anonymous

The joy of deciding not to decide who should be the next president of the United States.

Nov 17, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 09

Bedtime Stories

Matt Labash, doting father.

Oct 20, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 06

The Passion of Dick Cheney

Fishing the Snake River with the vice president.

Sep 22, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 02

Among the Paultards

Even they are ashamed of their candidate's supporters.

Sep 15, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 01

Anderson Cooper Braves Gustav

3:10 PM, Sep 1, 2008

When Bubba Meets Obama

If you want to fish for votes in Appalachia, here's how.

Jun 30, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 40

Prom Night

Matt Labash, D.C. debutante.

May 12, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 33

Hurricane Eve Hits New Orleans

Celebrating a decade of those revolting monologues.

May 5, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 32

Keep Despair Alive

Matt Labash, Obamamaniac.

Mar 3, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 24

Making Political Trouble

Roger Stone shows how it's done--again.

Jan 28, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 19

Pick Me a Candidate

Matt Labash, indecisive.

Dec 31, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 16

Sing a Song of Ron Paul

The enchanter of the disenchanted attracts white-boy rappers, truth troubadours, and would be Woody Guthries.

Dec 10, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 13

BIOGRAPHY

Matt Labash is a senior writer at The Weekly Standard. His collection Fly Fishing with Darth Vader: And Other Adventures with Evangelical Wrestlers, Political Hitmen, and Jewish Cowboys was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster. He lives in Owings, Maryland, with his wife, his sons Luke and Dean, and his dog, Moses.

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