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Eat Turkey, Bite Tongue

Christie Mellor | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Christie Mellor

Surely we can serve up some pie while keeping our pie-holes from blurting out something about Palin's crass, naked opportunism or how just how bizarre the Republican Presidential candidates are.

Red Relative Blues: Swinging Matthew's Cousin

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Wyskida

Years ago I tried to "swing" my handsome friend Matthew, who I had a substantial crush on. He wasn't willing to go my way, but my heart fluttered just...

Red Grandma Blues: Readers Respond (with Great Ideas!)

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Wyskida

On Tuesday we told you about Claire, who is trying to swing her 94-year-old Grandmother from a red Reagan Republican to a born-again blue voter. We a...

Red Grandma Blues: A Conversion Diary

Ben Wyskida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ben Wyskida

From now until Election Day, we'll share case studies of people who are trying to "turn" fence-sitting friends and family members to their side in the weeks before Election Day. First up: Claire.