The Republic of T.

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February 16, 2016
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How Democrats Should Have Answered Gwen Ifill’s Question on Race

With one question, moderator Gwen Ifill flipped the script on race relations in America during the last Democratic presidential debate. Now, Democrats must learn how to answer it. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff of PBS made history at the Democratic … Continue reading

February 4, 2016
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Ted Cruz Won The Iowa Caucuses. Here’s What He Wants To Do To America.

Ted Cruz Won The Iowa Caucuses. Here’s What He Wants To Do To America. From the moment he launched his presidential bid, conventional wisdom said Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) wouldn’t even get close to becoming president. This week Cruz won … Continue reading

January 29, 2016
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Wingnut Week In Review: Out With A Whimper

This week two major right-wing crusades that started out with pretty big bangs — the Oregon Standoff and the Planned Parenthood sting — ended with  disappointing (for wingnuts) whimpers.

January 15, 2016
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Wingnut Week In Review: Haley’s Comment

Wingnut Week In Review: Haley’s Comment South Carolina governor Nikki Haley easily gave the most successful GOP State of the Union response in years. So, why do so many in her own party seem to hate her for it?

January 13, 2016
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Conservative Crybabies and at Obama’s Last SOTU

Conservative Crybabies and at Obama’s Last SOTU Crybabies. That’s the perfect word to describe conservatives’ reaction to President Obama’s final State of the Union address — as well as the official GOP response by South Carolina governor Nikki Haley.

January 8, 2016
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Wingnut Week In Review: Presidential Tears And Wingnut Clowns

Wingnut Week In Review: Presidential Tears And Wingnut Clowns When President Obama introduced his executive actions on gun control, he wept as he talked about Sandy Hook Elementary. Wingnuts couldn’t understand why he would still cry over 20 dead first … Continue reading

December 18, 2015
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Wingnut Week In Review: Seig Hair

Wingnut Week In Review: Seig Hair Donald Trump’s supporters are now yelling “Seig heil!,” and calling for a black man to be burned alive. Can we call them fascists now? Can we call them racists now?

December 11, 2015
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Will Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Let Another Crisis Go To Waste?

Faced with outrage against police violence, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel must decide whether he will turn crisis into an opportunity for accountability and healing for his city. Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel is famous for “Rahm’s Rule” of political crises management: … Continue reading