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Jason Linkins

Conservative Movement Still Fomenting Self-Immolation For Fun And Profit | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

Here's an extraordinary pair of paragraphs from GOP strategist Brian Walsh, writing in the opinion pages of U.S. News And World Report: In fact, th...

Jason Linkins

GOP Still Working Out What's Responsible For 2012 Woes | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.16.2012 | Politics

Eventually, I feel pretty confident that those tasked with diagnosing the Republican failure to unseat Obama in 2012 will eventually settle on something like, "Well, we ended up with a pretty implausible nominee who couldn't relate to normal human-Americans after the nativist clique that took over the party in 2010 ran off many of our more talented prospects from the race and kept them on the sidelines. And our long primary season was pretty goofy and alienating. Also, as subpar as our candidate was, it probably didn't help matters that we spent the lion's share of the campaign season slagging him publicly until he turned in that one decent debate performance. In retrospect, maybe we shouldn't have done that.

Breakfast with the Scars

Joe The Nerd Ferraro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe The Nerd Ferraro

On the national level the blood sport game of politics is played on a grand scale. Locally, the rough and tumble can leave real scars.

Sam Stein

RNC Chair Race Gets Nasty: Shots Taken At Candidate's Education Level, Salary | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The race to become the next chair of the Republican party is, as expected, a bit of a political dog-fight, with six candidates vying to differentiate ...