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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Behold the cheerleaders for American failure
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ...
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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It was early in Barack Obama’s presidency that I was first struck by the amazing depth of right-wing hatred for the man.

The occasion was the announcement that Chicago had lost its bid to host the Summer Olympic Games of 2016.

I had been aware, of course, that Chicago’s status as Obama’s hometown and a Democratic Party stronghold had prompted widespread hope among political righties that the bid for the Olympics would fail. Never mind the potential upside for America in this situation. No!  The humiliation of Obama is what mattered most. You see, the point was to oppose anything ...

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