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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Obama could say “Good morning,” and he’d be accused of playing the race card
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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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I’ve discussed here on previous occasions the penchant among certain political types to employ what psychologists call “projection” — the defense mechanism whereby a person subconsciously denies his own thoughts and emotions and ascribes them to other people.

Witness, for example, THIS SITUATION, wherein right-wing Obamaphobes play the race card:

In his long interview with David Remnick in the latest issue of The New Yorker, President Obama gave a few thoughts on the dynamics behind his job approval rating. For anyone who studies public opinion, and the intersection of politics and race, they were banal:

“There’s no doubt that ...

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