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The Power of Political Narrative: Part Two, The Dems

While today’s Republican Party has the cowardice of its convictions, the feckless Dems are experts at stepping on their own…message. It may, sadly, be too late for the mid-terms, but can they get on the right side of a true narrative, and history, before 2016? Continue reading

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The Power of Political Narrative: Part One, The GOP

We know the Democrats consistently drown in a river of good intentions. Why are the Republicans so successful staying on script? They keep it simple, stupid. This is how the Reagan Revolution happened, why it endures, and why it matters today as much as ever. Continue reading

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Rick Perry, Bizarro Superman?

The governor is wearing glasses now, channeling his inner Clark Kent. This does not make him Superman. Continue reading

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Seven Things We Don’t Care About This Week: Downward Facing Hog

Everything we shouldn’t be talking about combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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If My Cat’s A Gamer, Then So Are You

Samuel Sattin explains why video games, even the most violent ones, are not more harmful to society than actual guns. Continue reading

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You Can’t Spell “MITT ROMNEY” Without M-O-N-E-Y

Poverty is at all all-time high, income inequality is the worst in half a century, there’s 8 percent unemployment…and the Republicans are running The Unlikable Rich Guy. Greg Olear gives his two cents. Continue reading

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False Witness

It’s not that the politicians are lying, Bill Spring says — it’s that no one seems to care. Continue reading

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