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Endangered Elephants

In every election cycle a point arrives when political strategists begin to perceive the shape of things to come. At first it’s just a will-o-the-wisp, a distant rumble, a scent on the wind. Gradually it begins to take on form … Continue reading

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Donald Doubles Down

Confronted with evidence, what does maybe-perhaps-sorta-Presidential candidate Donald Trump do? Well, he doubles down. His letter to the New York Times is a masterpiece of fantasy, somehow both paranoid and narcissistic in equal measure. First, Gail Collins writes a column … Continue reading

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The Duke and the Dauphin

This week Chris Matthews called Gingrich and Huckabee the “Duke and the Dauphin” and said they were “working the back country like the charlatans on the riverboats.” He was referring, of course, to the two unsavory low-lifes in Adventures of … Continue reading

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Birtherism 101

An “unapologetic birther” is now Majority Leader in the Missuori House of Representatives http://tpmmuckraker.talkingpointsmemo.com/2010/11/unapologetic_birther_is_new_mo_house_of_representatives_majority_leader.php State Rep. Timothy W. Jones (R-Eureka) of the Missouri House of Representatives was unanimously elected by the new Republican caucus to be the next Majority Floor … Continue reading

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