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Wednesday, October 5, 2022

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New York Values: What Tiny Ted Will Never Get About The Big Town

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BY JOE CONASON Exactly what does Ted Cruz mean when he sneers about “New York values” as a reason to reject Donald Trump? Disparaging New York has long been a favorite trope for reactionary loudmouths, always with an ugly undertone of bigotry against racial, ethnic, religious and, more recently, sexual minorities. Demagogues denigrating New York […]
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Joe Conason
Joe Conason
Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.