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Mitt Romney told a crowd in Plymouth, New Hampshire yesterday that he isn’t for George W. Bush economics:

“I’m not for tax cuts for the rich. The rich can take care of themselves. I want to get America working again. And so I want to make sure that whatever we do in the tax code, we’re not giving a windfall to the very wealthy.”

To be clear, Romney on the same day made plain he favors the Bush tax cuts. But in his remarkably moderate tone and the flexibility he’s allowing himself to govern, Romney puts himself in position to pursue genuinely sane policies, a la George H.W. Bush, who compromised on higher taxes in 1990 and set the stage for much of the economic growth that followed.

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Trump mob storming the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

Some of the January 6 rioters who are facing federal criminal charges are now saying, as part of their defense, that they were misled, brainwashed or unfairly manipulated by then-President Donald Trump, MAGA media and/or the QAnon cult. And one of the rioters who is using that type of defense is QAnon supporter Doug Jensen, who is saying that he was a "victim" of false information from the far-right conspiracy movement.

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