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‘Take Our Country Back’: A Different Take

If there is one thing that I find even more offensive than the far-right politicians’ claim that they, and their followers, are the “real Americans” — and by implication that I am fake American — is their insolent slogan, “We want to take our country back.” I have explained why here and here. But that’s [...]
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Dispatches From Fake America

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (5 years ago)

Weigel tackles the "real Americans" mumbo jumbo: By every metric, Palin is one of the less popular Republican politicians on the national stage: her ticket even carried less of the vote in Alaska (59.4 percent) than the Bush/Cheney ... Read Post

O'Reilly Falsely Claims No U.S. Employee Of News Corp. Has Been Implicated In Hacking Scandal

US Politics / Liberal : Media Matters for America (3 years ago)

Bill O'Reilly claimed that no American employee of News Corp. has been "implicated" in the company's hacking scandal and that "in the United States, there isn't any intrusion of this story thus far on News Corp. properties. None." I... Read Post

Brzezinski offers fake Americans a lesson on 'real' America

Politics / US Politics : Political Animal (5 years ago)

BRZEZINSKI OFFERS FAKE AMERICANS A LESSON ON 'REAL' AMERICA.... Back in October, the McCain/Palin campaign caused a stir when it started drawing up dividing lines among Americans, based on their perceptions. Sarah Palin, for example... Read Post

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