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Of course, key '14 Senate battles loom, and madness can still commandeer the Senate. We need not have hit rock bottom to begin to perceive limits to our descent.   Since politics is a dynamic machine, a pendulum rather than shipwreck, a reverse bounce off some bottom is predictable. Certainly, the avalanche of conservative blunders -- on economics, job growth, war-making, anti-terrorism, or regressive social issues -- counts few wins against massive losses. 

Call me Pollyanna, but not only does the long "arc of the universe bend towards justice" (echoing M. L. King) but can Mitch McConnell the sleazy hustler fool most of the people all of the time? Trickle down makes for bad economics but works when reality eventually seeps into polling booths.

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For a decade, Robert S. Becker's rebel-rousing essays on politics and culture analyze overall trends, messaging and frameworks, now featured author at OpEdNews, Nation of Change and RSN. He appears regularly at Dissident Voice, with credits (more...)
 

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