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Tea Party

The Tea Party made Marco Rubio, and now they want to break him

There seems to be a news story every day making this point. The Tea Party rally (thinly, and hilariously disguised as a press conference) in Washington on Wednesday was more dramatic evidence that the Republican coalition is seriously, seriously riven between those groups that still believe in some level of compromise across the ideological divide […]

Obama’s three scandals: a closer look

Given the state of our political culture, it’s natural that many on the right will exaggerate the gravity of each “scandal” and many on the left will dismiss them.