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Science Triumphant: The rise and fall and rise of Vivek Murthy | Dick Polman

By: - November 16, 2020

If anyone out there still thinks voting is a waste of time, I can quash that canard with two words: Vivek Murthy.

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Dr. Trump can’t resist looking foolish on the coronavirus | Dick Polman

By: - September 28, 2020

In case you feared that the looming Supreme Court fight would distract everyone from Donald Trump’s culpability in the deaths of 200,000 Americans, fear not. Trump can’t resist making a fool of himself.

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’Please stop, sir’: A Philly voter’s stinging rebuke to Trump | Dick Polman

By: - September 21, 2020

If you’re wondering how Trump will “debate” Biden in less than two weeks, look no further than last Tuesday night’s transcript.

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Who’s jonesing to inject Trump’s miracle vaccine? | Dick Polman

By: - September 14, 2020

Trump is like the Pigpen character in the Peanuts strip, kicking up clouds of dirt wherever he goes. First he catastrophically botches the pandemic response – the latest models say that by the end of the year, 2,000 Americans will die each day – and now he’s meddling with the vaccine response every time he flaps his big yap.

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The new Republican platform: What Republican platform? It’s what the Dear Leader wants | Dick Polman

By: - August 31, 2020

If nothing else, Trump’s crew knows how to stay on message no matter what. Last week's Republican National Convention held few surprises.

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2020 Election: Biden versus ‘a grave counterintelligence threat’| Dick Polman

By: - August 25, 2020

This reminder was voiced Tuesday by the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee, which released 1,000 pages that truly frames the stakes in 2020.

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Kamala Harris reflects America’s diverse promise | Dick Polman

By: - August 17, 2020

Harris is a powerful message of hope to voters who are desperate to empower democratic diversity and leave authoritarian racism in the rear-view mirror.

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Can former Ohio Gov. John Kasich build a bridge to Repubs unhappy with Trump? | Dick Polman

By: - August 3, 2020

It’s simple math. A successful political coalition is built on the principle of addition, not subtraction. Basically, you welcome anyone who wants to help. You park all disagreements and join forces for the common cause. All Democrats should be thrilled that vocal cadres of anti-Trump Republicans are laboring to defeat – by the most decisive […]

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These are the 3 big reasons Biden is trumping Trump | Dick Polman

By: - July 27, 2020

There’s an old saying in politics that when your opponent is destroying himself, stand back and let it happen. That's what Biden is doing so well.

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Fauci had to know it would always come to this | Dick Polman

By: - July 20, 2020

There’s one cure for the virus of ignorance:Just ignore Trump and heed Fauci. A landslide share of Americans are doing that already.

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Trump and Hoover show what happens when businessmen become president | Dick Polman

By: - July 13, 2020

Enough with the business porn. Can we finally just agree that running a business does not make you qualified to become the Leader of the Free World? Especially when you've been as bad at it as Trump has been?

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How Oklahoma delivered a decisive win … for Barack Obama | Dick Polman

By: - July 6, 2020

If Trump thinks his latest attempt to kill Obamacare is a winner that will reverse his plummet, then he clearly doesn’t know how to read tea leaves.