Tag Archives: Politics as Sport

When It Couldn’t Get Worse It Sometimes Does

Sometimes it seems it just couldn’t be happening, one disaster after another – what could go wrong does go wrong, and then something else does, and then something else goes wrong too. Somehow, quite improbably, it all just spirals out … Continue reading

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When Winning Isn’t the Achievement

Sometimes it’s helpful to make distinctions when everyone has the habit of lumping two quite different things together. The midterm elections are over and Democrats have lost the House – they got wiped out – and healthcare reform is getting … Continue reading

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