Category Archives: Government

The model of a model GOPer: projection and blame

In Anthony Trollope’s novel, Barchester Towers, Mr. Thorne, the regional squire, and his spinster sister throw their annual lawn party for almost everyone in the neighborhood. Of course, they have invited and eagerly await the local aristocracy, members of the … Continue reading

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The glass is 52.4 percent full

This is how an optimist is looking at this week’s election. But even an optimist cannot help grumbling over the 47.6 percent. WTF?! Why? Maybe because, as Harper’s Weekly Review disclosed, “44 percent of voters believe that the government is … Continue reading

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You know who doesn’t vote?

It’s getting frantic, isn’t it? Polls are announced! amount of money raised is announced! interviews with “swing” voters are published! And we thrill or suffer accordingly. As a Times reader I learned what a bunch of “swing” voters in Georgia … Continue reading

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