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The JOBS Act litmus test: How much risk is too much?

Here's a litmus test for candidates: Are you more inclined to use the power of government to try to prevent people from suffering harm, or to provide remedies for those who do?
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The new litmus test

Politics / US Politics : Political Animal (3 years ago)

THE NEW LITMUS TEST.... A whole host of Republicans will launch their presidential campaigns fairly soon, and they'll do so knowing that the party's voters have a variety of litmus tests in mind. For example, if a candidate supports... Read Post

Tory Euro Candidate Blames Maria Miller for Harming Electoral Prospects

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (1 hour ago)

A Conservative candidate in next month's European elections has blamed former Culture Secretary Maria Miller for harming his electoral prospects. James Cracknell, a gold medal-winning former Olympic rower, is standing for the party ... Read Post

A Legalization Litmus Test

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (last year)

Pareene advice to drug reformers: If Obama is not persuadable, it should be every liberal’s job to ensure that the issue becomes a litmus test for the next candidate, and the one after that, as gay marriage has become. (We... Read Post

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