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Gop Rhetoric

Why Are GOP Contenders Reviving Racist Rhetoric?

Joseph Lowndes | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Joseph Lowndes

Far from having advanced toward a postracial society, we appear to be heading back to what we might call the era of high racism in the Republican Party -- the time period, say, from Goldwater to Atwater.

Who's Illegitimate? The Presidents. Who Says?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

If mental disturbance is at the root of the shootings in Tucson, that leaves another question: what's at the root of all the rancor about political rancor?

"A Good Way To Get Rid Of Dems"

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

PHOENIX, ARIZONA -- A friend of an old friend on Facebook this weekend characterized Saturday's shooting as, "a good way to get rid of Democrats." How...

Republicans: We're Boxed In By Conservative Commentators

Politico | Jim Vandehei and Mike Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Many top Republicans are growing worried that the party's chances for reversing its electoral routs of 2006 and 2008 are being wounded by the flamboya...

Pennsylvania GOP Ad Uses Hammer-And-Sickle For "O"-bama

Philadelphia Daily News | Will Bunch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At long last, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania has apparently no sense of decency. Some of 55 years after the vicious, Red-baiting tactics of Jose...

Republicans Step Up Anti-Obama Talk

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republicans in Washington are offering up some of the strongest language yet in their efforts to distinguish themselves from the 5-month-old Obama adm...