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First wave of 2020 panic: Is Biden vs. Bernie really the best Democrats can do?

In case you thought the Democrats’ massive win in the midterms — a pickup of 40 Home seats, and counting — meant that the weirdness and bitterness of the 2016...

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Reflections on a blue wave: How progressive activists drove a historic victory

What makes this midterm wave election totally different? With all of the caveats and confusion nonetheless hanging within the air after this week’s...

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Progressives, moderates and (most of all) pundits: Get over yourselves, already?

What if we had an election and no one gained? Or fairly, what if no one might agree about who gained? We entered a brand new part of the post-truth cycle this...

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After terror comes the media BS: No, lazy pundits, “both sides” don’t do this

In the aftermath of at the least a dozen tried assassinations and one brutal hate crime in Pittsburgh, the Sunday exhibits have been a conga-line of both-sides...

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Donald Trump didn’t start the fire: Here are things the midterms can’t fix TK

As we strategy the agonizing ultimate week earlier than the midterm elections, each political events are in a state of excessive nervousness. Skilled tea-leaf...

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Do Americans really hate “political correctness”? Another misguided attempt at balance falls flat

Author Yascha Mounk has a brand new story at the Atlantic with a title assured to seize consideration: “Americans Strongly Dislike PC Culture.”...

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I was wrong about the “blue wave”: It’s here. But where will it land and what does it mean?

Greater than a yr in the past — in Trump time, it seems like one other century — I wrote contemptuously that there can be no “blue wave” in 2018. I was wrong...

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Scholar Lilliana Mason: “I’m worried about violent conflict between Democrats and Republicans”

President Abraham Lincoln famously warned that “a house divided against itself, cannot stand.” Greater than 150 years later his alarm nonetheless...