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Winning The Immigration Debate, Losing The Immigration Reality

by dday

I know that Markos is convinced that immigration as a wedge issue was a big loser for Republicans, and I agree. Clearly they have gotten little or no traction from it electorally, and their dash headlong into the arms of xenophobes increasingly cements their status as a permanent minority party, particularly as the Hispanic population… Read more »

Negotiation, What A Concept

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Now that large, sweeping majorities of Americans favor high-level meetings with those nations considered “enemies,” can we end this idea that the country is filled with jingoistic imperialists who want the sun never to set on the American empire? Actually, the public considers that a dangerous and radical view, never mind the fact that it’s… Read more »

Maybe He Needs To Go Back To Iraq

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MAYBE HE NEEDS TO GO BACK TO IRAQ….I guess the right thinks this “Obama’s afraid to visit Iraq, nanny nanny poo poo” taunt is a political winner for them. It certainly fits in with their strategy to paint the Illinois senator as un-American and weak. Of course, the exact phrases that John McCain is using… Read more »

Bold, Principled Leadership

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BOLD, PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP… Ask John McCain the one issue where he would separate himself from the President and he almost always answers “climate change.” Rhetorically speaking, he has staked out a position that global warming is real and man-made and America must lead to come up with a solution. Only when faced with the opportunity… Read more »

Turnabout, Fair Play, Etc.

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TURNABOUT, FAIR PLAY, ETC…. It’s about time somebody slammed Howard Kurtz for his multiple conflicts of interest. His interview with CBS correspondent Kimberly Dozier when his wife is the publicist for her book is one thing (he disclosed this at the tail end of the glowing profile). But here’s the guy who is supposed to… Read more »