ICYMI: Best of the Week

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Happy holidays, everyone! It’s understandable that you may have gotten behind on your news during the holiday season, but never fear, Law Street has you covered. ICYMI, check out our best stories of the last week.

#1 #NotMyAbuela: Twitter Mocks Hillary Clinton’s “Hispandering” Post

While Donald Trump is busy alienating Hispanics, other candidates are desperately trying to tap into the highly valued Hispanic vote to fuel their campaigns. So in an attempt to connect with Hispanic voters, Hillary Clinton’s team uploaded a new post to her campaign site Monday titled “7 things Hillary Clinton has in common with your abuela.”

In the post Clinton plays up her new role as grandmother while talking about the importance of el respeto, but Hispanic voters weren’t buying it. Clinton was immediately accused of “hispandering” aka pandering to Hispanics, and the backlash was muy grande. Read the full story here.

#2 Rand Paul Wins Twitter with Festivus Rant

Rand Paul started to bid farewell to 2015 with a special edition of his “Waste Report,” a regular roundup of government spending that he considers wasteful. Paul releases these reports as part of his unending effort to cut the federal deficit, but this edition commemorated the, objectively speaking, most underrated holiday in the United States: Festivus. Read the full story here.

#3 Woman Calls Cops On Neighbors For Chanting “ISIS is Good” During Sex

An 82-year-old Wisconsin woman just took being a nosy neighbor to a whole new level. According to a local CBS News station, the woman called the Brown Deer Police Sunday night to report that her neighbors were chanting “ISIS is good, ISIS is great” while having sex. Read the full story here.


Anneliese Mahoney
Anneliese Mahoney is Managing Editor at Law Street and a Connecticut transplant to Washington D.C. She has a Bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University, and a passion for law, politics, and social issues. Contact Anneliese at



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