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Chris Dodd’s Me-Too Problem

I like Joe Biden. I plan to vote for Joe Biden. But I do think it’s a bad idea for him to put former Connecticut senator Chris Dodd as an official advisor, as with today’s announcement that Dodd is part … Continue reading

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Movies Watched in 2018 Part 3

This is a continuation of notes on films I’ve seen this year, following Parts 1 and Part 2. I set myself a challenge of watching ten films per decade (counting the silent era up until 1929 as one decade) while allowing for … Continue reading

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The Most Ambitious Presidents

When state legislators look in the mirror, they see congressmen and statewide office holders (state treasurers, lieutenant governors, state attorney generals, etc.) When congressmen and statewide office holders look in the mirror, they see governors and senators. When governors and … Continue reading

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African-American Democratic Presidential Candidates Post-Obama

Ben Smith of buzzfeed posits an interesting theory about presidential primaries with the linkbait headline “Why The Next President Will Probably Be Black Too.” But there are also strong reasons to believe that the Democratic nominee, at least, will be … Continue reading

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Could President Romney Be Primaried?

Earlier, I considered how Mitt Romney’s decision to choose Paul Ryan as his running mate would affect an open 2016 Republican presidential primary. This was under the assumption that President Obama would be reelected. Choosing Paul Ryan also has a … Continue reading

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