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Now if only the GOP were smart enough to pound on this all campaign season long

But that would be giving them the benefit of a very large doubt.  Unlike Trump, they want to be “liked” by their political opponents.  Who, as we all know, hate their guts to the core.  Yet, to steal a phrase from The Resistance, “she they persisted” in not taking ahold of a perfect political meme …

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“Nothing appeals to intellectuals more than the feeling that they represent ‘the people.’ Nothing, as a rule, is further from the truth.”  —Author and historian Paul Johnson. Just a thought.

The One You Feed

“My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies, & ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy, & truth.”

Defining Blue Dog Democrats

Once you have written over 1000 of these things, you forget some of the finer points you’ve made. Oh, I don’t mean on positions or policy. I’m a conservative. I base that stuff on a set of fixed standards. Say it 100 different ways but it is still based on the same core values. No, I’m referring to past rhetorical flourishes that strike me as amusing when I come across them. Case in point.