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Prone to Tantrums

Sometimes it seems as if America is an outrage machine, fueled by Fox News and, on the radio everywhere, by Rush Limbaugh. Glenn Beck jumped in too, and now it’s Donald Trump. It’s somehow always the end of the world … Continue reading

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The Limits of Political Gamesmanship

And other forgettable August ended with another burst of the surreal: Any hopes that a kinder, gentler bipartisan Washington would surface once Congress returns after Labor Day were summarily dashed on Wednesday when President Obama and Speaker John A. Boehner … Continue reading

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