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At the close of 2004, progressives can be forgiven for feeling they've found themselves in a particularly bleak midwinter.
We may never reach a consensus on just what it was about George W.
Reflections on love and politics.
Applying the lessons of 2004.
"Why Is He Losing?" was the title I initially gave my last column here two weeks ago, and my Nation editor, Roane Carey, worried that this was maybe too pessimistic, amid supposed portents
In the summer of 1953, the New School for Social Research hung a yellow curtain over a mural by the Mexican artist José Clemente Orozco. Orozco's transgression?
Thank you, George W. Bush, for trying to assure me that John Kerry is a liberal. Wish it were so.
For well over a decade now, right-wingers and Republicans have heaped insult, lies and slander on liberals and Democrats, who responded for the most part by becoming starchy, self-doubting and de
Didn't John Kerry ever read about rope-a-dope? Karl Rove must be kicking his heels with merriment at the way the horse-faced son of Boston is tangling himself up in the Swift Boat comedy.