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Should Sugary Sodas Have Warning Labels?
San Francisco became the first city to require warning labels on soda. Do you think these warnings are necessary?


71% of of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Can SeaWorld Recover From "Blackfish"?
Can SeaWorld Recover From When Blackfish premiered in 2013, it uncovered abuses with Tilikum, one of their killer whales. The award-winning documentary had a huge negative impact on the animal theme park. Will SeaWorld be able to recover from this negative publicity?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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What do you think?
Can SeaWorld Recover From "Blackfish"?  


Yes, people will forget about it over time and the move and controversy will quickly become an afterthought.
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sports | Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?
Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?With the women's World Cup starting, star American player Hope Solo is front and center. With her domestic violence issues getting a lot of press, will Hope Solo be able to redeem herself, and keep the focus on soccer?

75% of writers and pundits say no
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What do you think?
Will Hope Solo Be Able To Redeem Herself?  
world | Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?
Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?SCOTUS recently ruled that a citizen born in Jerusalem could not list Israel as his place of birth. They ruled against him, stating that Jerusalem is NOT the capital of Israel, as it remains contested land. Should the U.S. officially declare Jerusalem the Capital of Israel? 

60% of writers and pundits say yes
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What do you think?
Is Jerusalem The Capital of Israel?  


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national | Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?
Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?The Texas Appeals Court recently upheld a law that will result in the closing of the majority of abortion facilities in the state. Is this new law a step backwards for the women of Texas?

92% of writers and pundits say yes
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What do you think?
Is The New Abortion Law In Texas A Step Backwards?  
entertainment | Should Rachel Dolezal Be Punished For Lying?
Should Rachel Dolezal Be Punished For Lying?The head of the NAACP's Spokane office, Rachel Dolezal, was discovered to be a white woman, presenting herself as black. Should she be punished for this misrepresentation?

75% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Hillary Clinton's Populist Stance Win Her The White House?
Will Hillary Clinton's Populist Stance Win Her The White House?At her first major political rally, Hillary Clinton channeled FDR, promising to tackle big business, and bring up the middle class. Will her populist stance help win her the White House?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Not Having A College Degree Hurt Scott Walker?
Will Not Having A College Degree Hurt Scott Walker?Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin only attended Marquette University for two years, failing to graduate. Will not having a college degree affect his chance at the White House?

60% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Will American Pharaoh Winning The Triple Crown Help Horse Racing?
Will American Pharaoh Winning The Triple Crown Help Horse Racing?With American Pharaoh winning the Triple Crown, the country is excited about horse racing. Will the exciting win help improve the popularity of the sport?

58% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will The G7 Agree To Sanctions For Russia?
Will The G7 Agree To Sanctions For Russia?The G7 is meeting in Germany, trying to determine a way to curb Russian aggression in the Ukraine. Will the powerful group of leaders be successful?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Did The Interview Of The Duggar's Backfire?
Did The Interview Of The Duggar's Backfire?Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar were interviewed by Megyn Kelly, hoping to clear the air regarding their son Josh, who has admitted to molesting his younger sisters. The interview left more questions than answers. Did the primetime interview backfire on the Duggar's?

78% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The U.S. Go Metric?
Should The U.S. Go Metric?Upon announcing his candidacy for President, Lincoln Chafee stated the United States should adopt the metric system. Should the U.S. join the rest of the world and go metric?

89% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Is The Movie "Aloha" A Symbol Of Whitewashing In Hollywood?
Is The Movie In Cameron Crowe's "Aloha", Asian lead character Allison Ng is played by Emma Stone, a white actress. Is this miscasting a sign of white privilege in Hollywood?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will Greece Leave The Eurozone?
Will Greece Leave The Eurozone?With Greece unable to make debt repayments, and unwilling to take further austerity measures, economists are concerned Greece will be dropped from the euro. Do you think Greece will default and leave the Eurozone?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Will The Warriors Win The NBA Championship?
Will The Warriors Win The NBA Championship?The Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers are meeting in the 2015 NBA Finals. Current MVP Stephen Curry will be going against former MVP LeBron James. Will the Warriors be able to win the championship, their first in 40 years?

92% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will "Chiraq" Be Well Received?
Will Spike Lee is making a new movie based on black-on-black violence in Chicago. Many residents are unhappy about the name, likening Chicago to Iraq. Will the movie be well received?

83% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Does Marco Rubio's Driving Record Matter?
Does Marco Rubio's Driving Record Matter?The driving record of Marco Rubio and his wife were recently made public, and they have numerous violations between them. Does a presidential candidate need a good driving record?

79% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Will Tidal Be Successful?
Will Tidal Be Successful?Rapper Jay-Z debuted his new music streaming service in April to much fanfare, but it has been struggling ever since. Will Tidal be able to succeed?

70% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Is Jordan Spieth The New Tiger Woods?
Is Jordan Spieth The New Tiger Woods?Golfer Jordan Spieth won the U.S. Open, his second major in a row. Is the 21-year-old golf phenom the new Tiger Woods?

93% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Saying The "N" Word Hurt Obama?
Will Saying The President Obama used the N-Word on comedian Marc Maron's podcast, in an attempt to make a conversation about race. Was using this racist slur a mistake?

90% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Should Airline Carry-On Sizes Have Smaller Size Limits?
Should Airline Carry-On Sizes Have Smaller Size Limits?The International Air Transport Association recently proposed smaller size requirements for carry-on luggage, stating the new requirements would make travel easier for passengers. Should carry-on sizes be smaller?

63% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Could The US Women's Soccer Team Win The World Cup?
Could The US Women's Soccer Team Win The World Cup?The U.S. Women's Soccer team has done surprisingly well at the Women's World Cup. Could the U.S. win the cup?

56% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Are Voter ID Laws Fair?
Are Voter ID Laws Fair?The majority of States now require photo Voter ID. The issue has been a divisive one, with many believing it unfairly targets the poor and minorities. Do you think Voter ID laws are fair?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should Bernie Sanders Be Taken Seriously?
Should Bernie Sanders Be Taken Seriously?When he announced his bid for President, no one thought Bernie Sanders had a chance of winning. However, his ideas are making people think. Should the Vermont Socialist be taken seriously?

70% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Should TLC Cancel "19 Kids And Counting"?
Should TLC Cancel With the recent news that Josh Duggar molested his siblings, many feel the Duggar show should be cancelled. Should "19 Kids and Counting" be taken off the air?

63% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Are Violent Threats Over Social Media Just Free Speech?
Are Violent Threats Over Social Media Just Free Speech?The Supreme Court ruled that threats on Facebook, posted by Anthony Elonis, are simply free speech. Do you think violent threats are an acceptable form of free speech?

53% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should There Be A Nationwide Database For Police Shootings?
Should There Be A Nationwide Database For Police Shootings?With police shootings on the rise, people are calling for accountability. Should the DOJ institute a nationwide database of all police related shootings and killings?

90% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Mike Huckabee's Recent Gaffes Affect His Candidacy?
Will Mike Huckabee's Recent Gaffes Affect His Candidacy?Mike Huckabee has come to the defense of a child molestor, and recently made transphobic remarks. Will these off-the-cuff remarks hurt his chances for the White House?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Will Caitlyn Jenner Raise Awareness For Transgendered People?
Will Caitlyn Jenner Raise Awareness For Transgendered People?With the unveiling of her Vanity Fair cover, Caitlyn (nee Bruce) has brought transgender issues to the forefront. Will her openness help other transgendered people?

88% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Can Ben Carson Topple Donald Trump For First Place?
Can Ben Carson Topple Donald Trump For First Place?Ben Carson is polling well in Iowa, and is now in a dead heat with Donald Trump for the Republican vote. Can the renowned surgeon beat "The Donald"?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Joe Biden Run As A One-Term President?
Should Joe Biden Run As A One-Term President?Vice President Joe Biden has been pondering a run for the presidency, but his age is a factor. Biden is said to be considering a one-term presidency. Should the VP run and promise to stick to one term?

56% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Donald Trump's New Immigration Policy Resonate With Voters
Will Donald Trump's New Immigration Policy Resonate With VotersDonald Trump announced his new immigration policy, which would end birthright citizenship, build a wall, and triple the number of ICE officers. Will Trumps new plan resonate with voters?

64% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Did Hillary Clinton Win The Debate?
Did Hillary Clinton Win The Debate?The Democrats hosted their first presidential debate, with Clinton, Sanders, O'Malley, Webb and Chafee. Both Clinton and Sanders were especially outspoken, and seemed to get the most cheers from the crowd. Did Hillary Clinton win the debate?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Kevin McCarthy Succeed John Boehner As Speaker?
Will Kevin McCarthy Succeed John Boehner As Speaker? After the shocking resignation of Speaker of the House John Boehner, many are looking for the next to replace him. Currently, California Congressman Kevin McCarthy is the leading name being mentioned. Will McCarthy be the next Speaker?

89% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Ben Carson Be Penalized For His Anti-Muslim Statements?
Should Ben Carson Be Penalized For His Anti-Muslim Statements?Dr. Ben Carson has come under fire for his anti-Muslim sentiments. Should he be penalized for sharing his views?

85% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will The Pope's Visit Change Views On Immigration
Will The Pope's Visit Change Views On ImmigrationWith Pope Francis' first visit to the United States, many people expect the first Latin American Pope to discuss immigration. Will the Pope's visit start a dialogue on immigration issues?

64% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Was Hillary Clinton The Original Birther?
Was Hillary Clinton The Original Birther?Donald Trump, who made headlines when he doubted President Obama's birthplace, has now accused Hillary Clinton of being the original birther back in 2008. Obama eventually released his long-form birth certificate. Was Clinton the first to begin that rumor?

100% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Should Reddit Delete Racist And Dangerous Subreddit's?
Should Reddit Delete Racist And Dangerous Subreddit's?With the recent firing of CEO Ellen Pao, Reddit is in an upheaval, trying to set new standards detailing what is and what isn't allowed. Thus far, racist threads are allowed...should they be deleted?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Scott Walker's Announcement Move Him To The Top Of GOP Contenders?
Will Scott Walker's Announcement Move Him To The Top Of GOP Contenders?Scott Walker is announcing his candidacy for President, after months of speculation. Many pundits believe he will shoot to the top of the GOP contenders. Do you agree?

89% of writers and pundits say no
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entertainment | Should Ariana Grande Face Consequences For Her Actions?
Should Ariana Grande Face Consequences For Her Actions?Ariana Grande has set the world abuzz with her bad behavior at a Southern California donut shop. She was caught on video licking donuts and stating she hates Americans. Should she face consequences for her actions?

69% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will Guantanamo Bay Close Before Obama Leaves Office?
Will Guantanamo Bay Close Before Obama Leaves Office?When first campaigning to be president, Barack Obama promised to close the detention center at Guantanamo Bay within his first months of his Presidency. However, as his second term winds down, the terrorist jail remains open. Will Obama keep his promise and close Guantanamo?

70% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will Ireland Pass Their Gay Marriage Law?
Will Ireland Pass Their Gay Marriage Law?Ireland voters are set to go to the polls to vote on gay marriage. Will the socially conservative country be the first to approve gay marriage country-wide?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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entertainment | Should Ben Affleck Be Ashamed Of His Slave-Owning Ancestors?
Should Ben Affleck Be Ashamed Of His Slave-Owning Ancestors?Emails uncovered by Wikileaks show Ben Affleck requested his slave-owning ancestry be stricken from his appearance on PBS's "Finding Your Roots". Was he justified in his request?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Is The Senate Purposely Stalling On The Nomination Of Loretta Lynch?
Is The Senate Purposely Stalling On The Nomination Of Loretta Lynch?It's been 5 months since President Obama nominated Loretta Lynch for U.S. Attorney General. Is the Republican led Senate purposely delaying her nomination?

82% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers Be Raised?
Should The Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers Be Raised?Fast food workers are picketing for a higher living wage. Should these workers receive the $15 they are asking for?

61% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Is The Boxing Community More Tolerant Of Domestic Violence?
Is The Boxing Community More Tolerant Of Domestic Violence?Floyd Mayweather has a history of domestic violence, and yet he's about to have his biggest payday ever with his fight against Manny Pacquiao. Are boxing fans more tolerant of domestic violence?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Mike Huckabee - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Mike HuckabeeThe former governor of Arkansas, this Republican and previous presidential candidate is considering another run at the White House.

51% of articles are pro-Mike Huckabee
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world | Is Mt. Everest Too Dangerous To Climb?
Is Mt. Everest Too Dangerous To Climb?With the recent avalanche that caused 18 deaths and many more injured, is Mt. Everest just too dangerous to climb?

80% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Was George Bush's Criticism Of Barack Obama Justified?
Was George Bush's Criticism Of Barack Obama Justified?George Bush recently had harsh criticism for President Obama, stating the Obama was naive about Iran and their nuclear capabilities. Was the former President justified with his remarks?

50% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Nancy Pelosi Step Aside As Minority Leader?
Should Nancy Pelosi Step Aside As Minority Leader?Several Democrats are concerned Nancy Pelosi cannot lead them back to the majority. Should Pelosi step aside and let another Democrat take the reigns?

80% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Should Bloomsburg University Reinstate Student After Negative Mo'Ne Davis Tweet?
Should Bloomsburg University Reinstate Student After Negative Mo'Ne Davis Tweet?Bloomsburg student Joey Casselberry was dismissed from his college's baseball team after tweeting a negative statement about Little League phenom Mo'Ne Davis. Davis has asked for him to be reinstated, should he be?

73% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Should the Governor of Maine Apologize to Stephen King?
Should the Governor of Maine Apologize to Stephen King?Maine Governor Paul LePage accused Stephen King of moving to Florida to avoid paying Maine state taxes. King refutes this, saying he paid $1.4 million in Maine state taxes in 2013. Should the Governor apologize?

100% of writers and pundits say yes
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sports | Is Bill Walton Insane?
Is Bill Walton Insane?Bill Walton doesn't know what he's talking about. Is he out of his mind?

52% of writers and pundits say yes
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world | Will Bibi Netanyahu Election Affect Iran Nuclear Program Negotiations?
Will Bibi Netanyahu Election Affect Iran Nuclear Program Negotiations?Will Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's election affect the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program with the U.S.?

68% of writers and pundits say no
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world | Will Greece Ruin The Eurozone?
Will Greece Ruin The  Eurozone?Greece's new government has taken a firm line over its debts to Europe, recently demanding WWII reparations from Germany. Will this ruin the Eurozone?

56% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should Hillary Clinton Be Our Next President?
Should Hillary Clinton Be Our Next President?Hillary Clinton has leased her campaign headquarters and will be announcing her candidacy soon. Could Clinton be our next president in 2016?

59% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Will Having George W. Bush As A Brother Hurt Jeb?
Will Having George W. Bush As A Brother Hurt Jeb?Jeb Bush is most likely running for President, and would be the third Bush in the White House if he wins. But will having GWB as his brother hurt Jeb's chances?

75% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Should The University Of Texas Remove Jefferson David Statue?
Should The University Of Texas Remove Jefferson David Statue?Students and alumni are fighting to have a statue of Jefferson Davis removed from the Austin campus. Should the statue of the leader of the Confederacy be removed?

57% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Will American Pharaoh Win The Triple Crown?
Will American Pharaoh Win The Triple Crown?American Pharaoh has won the Preakness and the Kentucky Derby. With a win at the Belmont Stakes in June, the horse will be the first in 37 years to win the allusive Triple Crown. Will the champion horse make history?

58% of writers and pundits say no
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national | Rick Perry - All Articles And Topics - Twitter trends
Rick PerryFormer Texas Governor Rick Perry might be throwing his hat in the ring for 2016 Republican nomination.

64% of articles are pro-Rick Perry
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national | Should Gay Marriage Be A Constitutional Right?
Should Gay Marriage Be A Constitutional Right?The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing arguments to determine whether gay marriage is a constitutional right, or whether it should be a decision for individual states. Should gay marriage be a constitutional right?

77% of writers and pundits say yes
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national | Does Pamela Geller Hold Any Responsibility For The Muhammed Drawing Contest Shootings?
Does Pamela Geller Hold Any Responsibility For The Muhammed Drawing Contest Shootings?Two gunmen were killed when attempting to attack an anti-Muslim Muhammed drawing contest in Texas. Organized by the divisive Pamela Geller, does she hold any responsibility for the attack?

67% of writers and pundits say no
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sports | Will Los Angeles Get An NFL Team?
Will Los Angeles Get An NFL Team?Los Angeles has been without an NFL team for years now. Will the Rams be packing up and moving to LA?

86% of writers and pundits say yes
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