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Senator Barack Obama
Christopher D. Cook
How a vote-by-mail experiment transformed the democratic process.
A response to a much-chattered-about article by an upper-middle-class white woman who was appalled to find herself judged when she applied for food stamps.
Straddling class divisions is so last century. There's a new base in town, and it includes a lot of people who used to be middle-class but aren't anymore.
Republican fundraising is suffering because their big donors are worried they'll be "demonized." Can't this nation spare some compassion for them?
As common as the claim is, we can't judge one side's actions by what the other side does.
Nearly everything you need to know about today's Republicans is represented in this particular fruitless quest to nail Barack Obama.