You Won’t Believe Who Mitt Romney’s Bain Capital is Supporting for President

Bain Capital, the private equity firm that Mitt Romney founded, is throwing a big election fundraiser in February. You will not believe who it is for.

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Will 2016 Mark the Death of Two-Party Politics?

Yay! After much searching, I finally stumbled on a reason for rejoicing in the 2016 election—it might mark the death of two-party politics. Most of us thought we would never see this day. We thought upending the two-party system would take a charismatic third-party candidate with cross-over appeal to sweep the middle voters off their […]

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Ben Carson and Donald Trump: The Accidental Bully and the Oscar Wilde Gentleman

The GOP has a reputation for being filled with a bunch of great big old meanies. In the past few days, Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been both accidentally and intentionally feeding that reputation. Let’s begin with poor Ben Carson who, in an apparent attempt to create rapport with a group of fifth-graders, encouraged them […]

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The Cost of Conservative Incrementalism: The Foredoomed Bill that Repeals ObamaCare and Defunds Planned Parenthood

The House just passed a bill that would repeal ObamaCare and defund Planned Parenthood. Don’t rejoice just yet because it means almost nothing. Yes, there is basically no way it will actually accomplish anything at all: Congress sent an ObamaCare repeal bill to the president’s desk for the first time on Wednesday, marking an election-year […]

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What One Lesbian’s Unanswered Question to Ben Carson Can Teach Us

A woman waded through the crowds at a Town Hall meeting in New York to ask Ben Carson just one question. She had thought long and hard on this question to maximize its impact. She was after all going to be talking to the man who just might be the next president of the United […]

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