Some of our regular readers might wonder why we are hammering the references to “progressivism,” “being a progressive,” “progress” in general… It is indeed interesting to see how candidates use language to garner support from those who might be on the fence. 242 more words
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The New Hampshire primaries proved something that is often dismissed: that TV debate performances do matter. After Marco Rubio virtually deconstructed himself in the last Republican debate before the primaries, the freshman Senator–hailed as a potential moderate alternative to Ted Cruz and Donald Trump after his strong Iowa results–came in fifth in the Granite State with 10,6% of the vote, following first place Donald Trump (35,1%), surprise second John Kasich (15,9%), deflated third Ted Cruz (11,6%) and Hail Mary fourth Jeb Bush (11,1%). 469 more words
The headline to this op-ed piece is misleading. Read down to the lower half of the article and it’s clear the female writer is trying to push two points: 1. 319 more words
I will survive.
I had no idea that it was that easy to get the attention of, much less—apparently—annoy the hell out of a national talking head for a semi-big-time news network like MSNBC, but apparently in the brand-new world of social media such things are easily possible.1,032 more words