To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

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The Teabaggers Were Carpetbaggers

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BY FROMA HARROP The Tea Party wing of the Republican Party had the perfect strategy for upstate New York’s 23rd congressional district: 1. Support a candidate who doesn’t live in the district – in this case, Conservative Douglas Hoffman. Savage the local Republican choice, Dede Scozzafava, and hound her into dropping out. 2. Condemn the […]
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Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.