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The Ultimate Treachery

I’m at a loss for words; I’m really not sure what to think of this. What word would you use to describe someone from party A asking members of party B to vote down a member of party A for supporting a fundamental view of party A? Politico’s Maggie Haberman is reporting that the leadership-affiliated Young Guns Network has sent out mailers asking Democrats to vote for Dick Lugar (not exactly a young gun) in the Indiana Republican primary against Richard Mourdock on May 8.
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Scott Shackford: The Outback Libertarian

News : Reason (4 hours ago)

In September, David Leyonhjelm was elected to the Australian senate as a member of the Liberal Democratic Party, a libertarian party founded in 2001. In August, reason's Scott Shackford spoke with Leyonhjelm about compulsory voting,... Read Post

Senior Conservative and Labour Parliamentarians: Our Parties Are Out of Touch and Need to Change

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (4 hours ago)

Just days after the insurgent UK Independence Party made electoral history by winning two by-elections in a row, leading members of both the Conservative and Labour Parties have decried their respective parties as out of touch. Labo... Read Post


Politics / US Politics : U.S. (2 years ago)

Views of the Tea Party movement are at their lowest point ever, with voters for the first time evenly divided when asked to match the views of the average Tea Party member against those of the average member of Congress. Only eight ... Read Post

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