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Sep 19 2015

Bernie’s Problems with Blacks and Others

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By Froma Harrop So Barack Obama is “a Rockefeller Republican in blackface.” He’s “a black mascot of Wall Street oligarchs” and “a black puppet of corporate plutocrats.” Those are the words of Cornel West, an African-American academic whom Bernie Sanders invites to campaign beside him. And Sanders’ fans wonder why Bernie isn’t catching on with …

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Aug 13 2015

Trump Survives, Rubio Rises, Bush Drifts

By Matt Towery In what will go down as one of the most interesting and entertaining political debates in modern times, Donald Trump put on a show to rival anything on TV. The Fox News debate in Cleveland was sharp, edgy, well paced and tough. While the fury of Trump supporters was aimed mostly at …

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Jul 17 2015

Donald Trump is GOP’s Dark Lord Voldemort

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By Debra J. Sanders Donald Trump is the GOP’s Voldemort, the Dark Lord and villain of the Harry Potter children’s book series. To thinking Republicans who don’t want to go through another circle of hell like the 2012 presidential primary, Trump is He Who Must Not Be Named. When a partisan mistakenly utters his name, …

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Nov 09 2013

Caving on immigration:Marco Rubio has unmasked himself as an opportunist whose most consistent commitment is to his own ambition.

This was supposed to be Marco Rubio’s big year. Back in February, the junior senator from Florida made the cover of Time magazine — billed as “The Republican Savior.” The supposedly rising star was proclaiming himself ready to lead on the thorny issue of immigration. Rubio’s name was often mentioned as a 2016 Republican presidential …

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