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Crashing the Gate

Losing the Narrative Battle: Progressives Need to Turn Pro

Tom Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tom Sullivan

Supporters will read Obama's Baltimore performance as a takedown. But don't expect to hear about it beyond YouTube. Conservatives will still appear on the Sunday talk shows to declare that the world is flat.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

Popular action is the very definition of democracy. It doesn't happen without us, and it isn't a human right upheld by some magic fairness-fairy. If the public option's not in the bill, it's because we haven't shown up to demand it.

Veteran Moulitsas Versus Tom Tancredo as Moral Tale

Beau Friedlander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beau Friedlander

You merely need to let Tancredo talk to defeat him in a debate. Why would you deride him for not serving his country because of depression, a debilitating illness that affects 8 to 12 percent of the population?