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Liberal pundit’s advice: Give ’em heck, Dems


Leonard Pitts Jr.’s column was headlined “Democrats need to stand up to tea party.” I couldn’t agree more, but his semi-apologetic tone left me wondering what Pitts meant by “stand up.” He started by praising Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters for … Continue reading

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Coming soon to a town near you — Camden-ization


Somebody send out the cadaver dogs to search for my midwinter optimism. In the fall, at least, I was able to bike across the Ben Franklin  from Philly to take care of business. But after the first dusting of snow, … Continue reading

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Memo to Obama: Show some fight


Be an aggressor, or a counterpuncher. Anything but a stiff. It seems the administration’s spokespersons, from Robert Gibbs all the way down, are motivated more by fear of Glenn Beck than by a desire to push the Democratic agenda. You … Continue reading

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