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L.A. Times: Obama Using Tactic Formerly Thought by Liberal Newspaper Editors to Be the Exclusive Province of the GOP: The Dreaded “Wedge Issue”

Everybody at the water cooler at the L.A. Times knows that so-called “wedge issues” are bad things — and that, as such, they have traditionally been used only by Republicans. Today, they are shocked to find Obama using similar tactics, in what hard-hitting editors apparently believe to be the first known instance of Democrats using [...]
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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (5 years ago)

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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (2 years ago)

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US Politics / Conservative : NewsBusters (2 years ago)

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