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Remember when Arthur Laffer blamed Obama's 2008 poll numbers for the last recession? Well, get ready for a narrative from both the republicans and the centrist democrats pre-blaming Bernie Sanders for the inevitable economic downturn, pulling a...
Today, I decided to engage with some folks on Twitter who claimed the Green New Deal was an authoritarian power grab by the government. It's a tired old argument from conservatives around any type of social policy...
If you haven't heard yet, both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were warned by intelligence officials that Russians are posing as supporters for their campaigns. Both of them had similar criticism for the Washington Post writing articles...
Michael Bloomberg's campaign announced an ad-buy today which plasters insults aimed at Donald Trump on billboards in Phoenix and Las Vegas, where Trump was travelling to rally. When I first saw the notification from a friend, I...
There is nobody else in the world trying to corner the market on stupid like our current White House. And, in that vein of constant aggrievement politics and infantile tantrums, the Toddler-In-Chief has turned his focus once...
In 2016, and quite a bit of 2017, I was in a rage about "Bernie Bros" actively campaigning against Hillary Clinton in the general election while trying to absolve themselves of the blame for electing Trump by...
The cable news stations have been consistent in their hopes that "centrist" republicans like Maine's Senator Susan Collins would put aside their allegiance to party politics and be the proverbial adult in the room. They've been consistent...
So, the real life Batman villain, Roger Stone, had his day in court today for sentencing after being found guilty on several charges related to the Robert Mueller investigation. Judge Amy Berman Jackson heard a confusing mess...
The arguments against Medicare for All have mostly been in bad faith. We've heard both right-wingers and some Democrats argue that costs, choice, and innovation would suffer under such a system. While some of those arguments do...
As someone who personally has met Hillary Clinton and knew people who worked for her family, I never had problems with supporting her campaign in 2016. I defended Hillary against the most asinine attacks for years, and...

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