How does he think this works?

Earlier today Marco Rubio said “We’re not going to fix America with senators and congressmen.” Now @marcorubio thinks ALL senators and congressman are useless. Good to know https://t.co/ocqHrtCO8o — American Bridge (@American_Bridge) January 5, 2016 Unless I’m mistaken, that’s exactly how the Founding Fathers envisioned America working: its citizens’ elected representatives would meet regularly, recognize …

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Feedback loop

From what I’ve been able to tell from video and transcripts and commentary about that Republican debate last night, the candidates’ incessant whining about those mean CNBC moderators at the previous debate paid off. The Fox Business Network journalists just let the candidates spout shortened versions of the same stump speeches they’re used to giving, …

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Candidates lie, Senators lie

I heard Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) give the Republican weekly address today, and I was struck by one statement I know is a flat-out lie: that “the constantly-shifting regulatory environment recently forced a company to abandon seven years of work and $7 billion in investment.” Well, no, Senator. Royal Dutch Shell abandoned its drilling plans …

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Trump speaks truth, media trembles

Mr. Trump said this during an interview with Bloomberg News’s Stephanie Ruhle: “When you talk about George Bush, I mean, say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time,” and Ms. Ruhle jumped in to say “”Hold on, you can’t blame George Bush for that”, to which Mr. Trump replied “”He …

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