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The Perils of Declaring Victory

Politicians used to be more inventive, or more honest, or more… something. There was George Aiken – one of those old-school “progressive” Republicans of the Teddy Roosevelt sort. Aiken arrived in the Senate in early 1941 and stayed there, with the help … Continue reading

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Done

Relief is not the same thing as happiness. It’s easy enough to imagine both ex-wives driving off after saying they had to move on. Were they happy? Probably not – just relieved to be getting away from the strange guy … Continue reading

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