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Yes, They Are Less Than Bright

Assignment: Write Sunday’s article. Standard Operating Procedure: Make the biggest American political story of the week just ended your subject matter. This week I decided on a different approach; a more general theme. Instead of a single story I will use a link between all of them – well, some anyway, I’ll never cover them all – Republican stupidity.

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Thanks To Trump

Sometimes a little good comes out of a lot of bad. When you are a kid, you break your arm and it is set in a cast. That is bad. You discover friends you never realized you had when your schoolmates sign your cast. That is good. I, like most native-born Americans took democracy for granted; Trump made me appreciate it.

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The Endorsement Of Andy Kim

If you, like most Americans, think that we need a youth movement among our federal office holders then you will be pleased with today’s endorsement. If you look at who the Democrats are running for the Senate in 2024 – and our endorsements this far – this candidate is not unique in that respect. Are the Democrats offering a youth movement in 2024 if only the voters will enable them to make it a reality?

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The Endorsement Of Colin Allred

Nobody can accuse me of picking the low hanging fruit with my 2024 endorsements. Texas is the Democrats’ best pickup opportunity this cycle but is a stretch. Colin Allred is challenging sitting Republican Senator Ted Cruz in the Lone Star State. Texas is trending blue but I’m not sure it is anything but the reddest shade of purple at the moment. (And the Republican controlled Texas legislature along with its Republican Governor and Attorney General certainly aren’t trying to hasten the trend!)

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Progressive Sweeping LXVII

There is a huge story that I should be writing about today (at this point I’m saving it for Sunday). Who knows what will pop between now and when I write Sunday’s article. In any event, there is plenty to “sweep up” today.

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