Identity Politics In 2020: “Membership Has Its Privileges”

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Maybe more than in any previous presidential campaign, “identity politics” is playing a major role. One obvious reason is that there has never been...
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Battle Against Racism and Sexism Marches Into Presidential Politics

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There’s an old Chinese saying, “may you live in interesting times.” Only the “interesting” is used in the same way as if someone asks...

The State Department Shouldn’t Declare War

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Some people love war. There’s Eisenhower’s “Military-Industrial Complex.” They want to make money from war, and want us to throw more tax dollars at...

If Democrats Were Smart (They’re Not)

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If Democrats were smart... they’d understand that words have meaning, and people have concerns. Words can turn those concerns into fears, and fears can...

How Trump and Cruz Relate to Women

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This might be “The Year of the Woman.” It’s possible that we’ll see our first woman president, but even without that, women are playing...

Sad Night for Ted Cruz, but Twitter ‘All A-Titter’

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Nobody has to tell you this has been a campaign year like no other. So many unexpected things have happened so far. ...

(Commentary) 2016 Republican Candidates: Early Take

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The following commentary is a guest-post which originally appeared on YouDecidePolitics.com It’s early; many political lifetimes will come and go before the campaign is engaged...

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