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The D.C. Centrists' Straw Men

Mike Lux | Posted 05.04.2015 | Politics
Mike Lux

One of the tiredest clichés in all of American politics -- and a favorite of D.C. "centrists" -- is that economic populism is all about beating up on the rich and redistributing income instead of pursuing economic growth. But Elizabeth Warren and her fellow progressives are not, either in rhetoric or policy, anti-growth or anti-business or out to "soak" the rich.

Stephanopoulos Offers "How To Lose The Presidency In Four Years"

David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Dayen

There's this notion that bloggers and progressives don't care about the poor, but we're not kowtowing to the lunatic moderates who put a price tag above morality except when talking about war.

The Center-Right Myth

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

This is not a center-right country! In the last two elections Democrats picked up over fifty seats in the House, took control of the Senate and the White House. How much clearer can it be?