To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Observercast

Winners And Losers

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BY SUSAN ESTRICH The conventional wisdom is that Republicans were the big losers in the shutdown of the government and the near-default. Certainly, that’s what the polls show. And Sen. Ted Cruz has become the “poster boy” for a failed strategy that finally ended when the grownups in the Senate hammered out the sort of […]
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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.