Princess of Darkness

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And that makes the ogre a fairly sympathetic character.
Win or lose, Smith intends to live happily ever after.
"You know," he says, "I had a life before I went into public office and I'm going to have a life after I leave. The sun's gonna come up and the sun's gonna go down, the ninth of September, the day after the election. I think she's so caught up in getting elected that she's lost her value system. I don't think anything's that important to sacrifice your values."

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Amy Silverman is a two-time winner of the Arizona Press Club’s Journalist of the Year award. Her work has appeared on the radio show This American Life and in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Lenny Letter, and Brain, Child. She’s the co-curator of the live reading series Bar Flies, and a commentator for KJZZ, the NPR affiliate in Phoenix. Silverman is the author of the book My Heart Can’t Even Believe It: A Story of Science, Love, and Down Syndrome (Woodbine House 2016). Follow her on Instagram (@amysilverman), Twitter (@amysilvermanaz), and at