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How to Expose Trump's Dastardly Bait-and-Switch
Robert L. Borosage
Trump is not an economic populist, he's just playing one on TV. 
With Mattis, Trump Adds Another Iran Hawk to His Cabinet
James Carden
Trump's promise to pursue an "America First" foreign policy may prove to be, like much else about the president-elect, just talk.
Take a Pledge to Defend the First Amendment From the Trump Administration
NationAction
The president-elect has been alarmingly hostile to the press and free-speech rights. 
Keith Ellison Is No Anti-Semite
John Nichols
The candidate for DNC chair is being criticized for taking positions that are perfectly consistent with the views of the majority of American Jews.
Did the Opioid Epidemic Help Donald Trump Win?
Zoƫ Carpenter
New research shows that Trump made huge gains in counties with the highest rates of death from drugs, alcohol, and suicide.
Neo-McCarthyism and the New Cold War
Stephen F. Cohen
The preceding Cold War generated a prolonged slurring and suppression of dissenting American voices, and it may be happening again.
Barack Obama's Crash Course in Foreign Policy
Andrew J. Bacevich
After eight years on the job and many mistakes, he has gone from callow rookie to seasoned veteran.
North Carolina: A Case Study for Resistance in the Trump Era
Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
In forcing Pat McCrory out of office, we proved that we do not have to concede the battle in the South.
With Ben Carson at HUD, America's Cities Really Could Become Hellholes
Joan Walsh
The neurosurgeon has blasted the agency's work as "social engineering" and "communist."
The Most Important Appointment Since the Election Wasn't Made by Trump
David Dayen
California's incoming attorney general, Congressman Xavier Becerra, is poised to lead states resisting the Trump administration.
 

 
 
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Political Strategy Notes
If anyone still harbored hopes that Trump would be a bipartisan maverick, his extremist cabinet picks thus far indicate that we can now let go of any remaining delusions in that regard, or that he gives a damn about ...
December 7: Chamber Willing to Cut Grand Bargain With Trump
Remember the friction between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Trump during the presidential primaries? It is important to understand why that may not matter now, as I discussed this week at New York: The steady drift of the ...
Chamber Willing to Cut Grand Bargain With Trump
Remember the friction between the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Trump during the presidential primaries? It is important to understand why that may not matter now, as I discussed this week at New York: The steady drift of the ...
Dems Call Trump's Bluff on Outsourcing
Donald Trump’s campaign shrewdly leveraged working-class anger about outsourcing jobs as a cornerstone of his Electoral College victory. But it was always more noise than substance, and now a group of Democratic U.S. Senators are calling his bluff by ...
How the Message Discipline Gap Sank Clinton
As Ed Kilgore has pointed out, an argument blaming any one factor exclusively for an election outcome is generally a dicey proposition. There may be rare exceptions but, election upsets, in particular, are usually a function of a combination ...
Political Strategy Notes
“The problem for the Democratic Party is not that its policies aren't progressive or populist enough,” writes Fareed Zakaria in a Washington Post op-ed. “They are already progressive and are substantially more populist than the Republican Party's on almost ...
December 2: Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...
Don't Forget About Medicaid, Democrats!
I feel like I’ve issued this reminder all too often over the years, but it’s time for it again: Medicare-focused Democrats should not forget about Medicaid! I wrote it up again for New York this week: Congressional Democrats are ...

 
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