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Why The Media Want Hillary Clinton To Shut Up

There is something strange about the reproachful media response to What Happened, Hillary Clinton’s new book on the 2016 campaign. Now everyone knows that the Washington press corps dislikes and distrusts the former Democratic nominee. After all, several of its most eminent members have admitted their herd’s prejudice against her. But the nearly unanimous demand […]

September 12, 2017

Study: Tea Party Thinking Driven By Question Of Work And Deservingness

A Harvard study that got some buzz earlier this month deserves some (delayed) mention. Assembled by political scientist Theda Skocpol and two graduate students, Vanessa Williamson and John Coggin, the work, “The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism” essentially posits that it is not opposition to government spending in general or even welfare […]

August 4, 2011