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Frank Luntz and the Eighth Circle of Hell

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here. As we head into a presidential election year,  Dante Alighieri’s famous inscription on the Gate of Hell seems appropriate.   Once again, Frank Luntz –Republican pollster, strategist, consultant, and cunning linguist – is setting … Continue reading

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The Rich Will Always Be With You

Newsflash: Bill O’Reilly is a ridiculous man.  In response to President Obama’s jobs bill, which would close tax loopholes and raise tax rates for the richest in our society, O’Reilly threatened to take his ball and go home: My corporations … Continue reading

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Mario Cuomo Addresses an American President

My blog post of January 18, 2009 may have identified the high point of the Obama administration: his inauguration.  I’m fifty-one years old, so I should be immune to disillusionment, but the social safety net, one of the twentieth century’s … Continue reading

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