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Obama the Fallen Superhero

Maureen Dowd, New York TimesON Friday night, the nation's capital was under a tornado watch. And that was the best thing that happened to the White House all week.As the president was being slapped by Mitt Romney for being too weak on national se…

Europe’s Gathering Economic Storm

David Ignatius, Washington PostWASHINGTON — With Socialist leader Francois Hollande likely to become the next president of France, Europe's hot populist anger is about to confront the cold austerity measures required by the eurozone, with a pred…

America’s Most Indecent Race Mongers

Harry Stein, They’ll Call It RacistThey'll Call It RacistA no-brainer. Who else rushes so eagerly to exploit and worsen every inflammatory racial situation going? Who else"”after the notorious Tawana Brawley hoax (in which …

Robert Reich: Whose Recovery?

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The economy grew at a 3 percent annual rate last quarter. Personal income also jumped. Americans raked in over $13 trillion. Yet it’s almost a certainty that all the gains went to the top 10 percent, and the lion’s share to the top 1 percent.