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“Politics is about more than mathematics. It is also a matter of will. Polite Georgetown insiders didnít like to admit this. Sometimes they willfully ignored itómoderates could be as oblivious to evidence that didnít confirm their biases as any conspiracy-mongering extremist. Rabid partisans beat moderates all the time, precisely by dint of the very passion that sometimes blinds them.”

-- Rick Perlstein in “The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan,” writing about the 1976 Republican convention but with a message for any time. Certainly for the 2014 mid-terms.†

The Invisible Bridge

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Posted at 05:07 PM on Tue. Oct 14, 2014 in category Politics  

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