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Gapers Block published from April 22, 2003 to Jan. 1, 2016. The site will remain up in archive form. Please visit Third Coast Review, a new site by several GB alumni.
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Unlike some of her male colleagues, columnist Carol Marin has yet to write about the "real" women in those Dove ads, but she's definitely expressed some opinions on how to read the female body politic. Specifically, Marin has noticed that Judy Baar Topinka has dropped a few dress sizes, and she's convinced it means one thing: we ought to look for Topinka to run for governor in the next election.

 
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