When Moderates Come Up Short — Again

Voters like to complain, especially when they are asked if they are content with the existing candidates and parties. But most of us are creatures of habit and tend to revert to the familiar. It’s one thing to gripe about the existing options, but it’s a much different thing to abandon them altogether.
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Media Bias Alert: Transgender Day of Visibility Falls on Easter Sunday

On March 29, President Biden issued a “Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility,” which has fallen on March 31 every year since 2009 and Biden has recognized since 2021. Conservative news outlets and commentators tended to put a negative spin on the news, displaying sensationalism, opinion stated as fact, story choice bias, and bias by omission.
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NYT Opinion Says the ‘Deep State’ is ‘Awesome,’ Drawing Media Criticism

The New York Times published a video in its Opinion section that described the American “deep state” as “kind of awesome.” Several media outlets and pundits criticized the Times for its framing of what the “deep state” actually is, and the publication’s track record of writing about it in the past.
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When Partisanship Goes Away (Or At Least Becomes Less Intense)

As we consider the current polarization and hyper-partisanship that has gripped our nation’s politics for the last several years, we have often asked each other what it would take to break out of this sclerotic gridlock that has stymied necessary progress on so many important matters.
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