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20 May 2010
Welcome To Arizona (cartoon)
May 20, 2010 6:15:00 AM
Economics + Business
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Don't Believe The CW On Last Night's Elections
Nate Silver (make sure you read Nate's comments about the most important race of the night at the end, the one with truly November impacting implications): There were five races that we were tracking closely over the course of the evening -- and I've already seen analysts drawing flimsy conclusions from each of them. Pennsylvania -- Democratic Senate primary The results: Joe Sestak defeats Arlen Specter, 54-46. The conventional wisdom: This was a stunning repudiation of the Democratic establishment. The reality: Certainly, Specter had the support of a lot of Very Important People, including the President, many unions, and the mayors of Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. But in many cases, it seemed perfunctory. The White House elected not to send either Barack Obama or Joe Biden to the state in the closing days. The unions were nominally supporting Specter, but were concentrating their cash in Arkansas and elsewhere. As Sestak began...
Sex Lives of Supreme Court Justices
Michael Kinsley nails it: Now that the sex lives of Supreme Court justices have become grist for commentators, we are finally free to discuss a question formerly only whispered about in the shadows: Why does Justice Antonin Scalia, by common consent the leading intellectual force on the Court, have nine children? Is this normal? Or should I say "normal," as some people choose to define it? Can he represent the views of ordinary Americans when he practices such a minority lifestyle? After all, having nine children is far more unusual in this country than, say, being a lesbian. Let me be clear: the issue is not the fact that Scalia has chosen to have nine children. That is his personal business. The question is whether he is an extremist advocate of the so-called "Nine Children Agenda." Can he deal open-mindedly with children’s issues when he has so many himself? Can...
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Sotomayor Political Cartoons
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The More Dependent on the Government You Are, the More You Want to Cut It!
The cartoon captures the spirit of denialism, b...
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