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When it comes to presidential politics there seem to be a half-dozen narratives favored by big (and small-minded) media: Who's ahead?, "Gotcha!", the (cynical) assumption that all policy pronounc
When John Kerry in a recent speech refocused his campaign by targeting George W.
George W. Bush's September 21 speech to the United Nations, marked by an air of unreality and hypocrisy, was insulting to many other nations.
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Four years ago, Ralph Nader justified his third-party campaign on the grounds that the two parties represented nothing more than "Tweedledum and Tweedledee." As Americans die by the thousand in I
Iraq is changing lives and political sentiments in a small Midwest town.
The presidential pageant has now risen full in the sky and is blocking out the sun.
It's one measure of the decay--and the promise--of American political discourse that Seymour Hersh's Chain of Command arrives at a moment when John O'Neill and Jerome Corsi's Unfit for
With some street smarts, he might call those Republican bums out.
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