Tag Archives: 2012 elections

Inclusiveness: By Invitation Only

By Ken Feltman You cannot teach an old dogma new tricks. -Dorothy Parker Years ago, I decided that if a telling comment was not from the Bible or Shakespeare, odds favored it being from Dorothy Parker. Parker wrote for Vanity … Continue reading

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Is the Middle the Future? If so, Who’s in the Middle?

By Ken Feltman Republicans have no clear national leader and may not for some time. The problem is numbers and attitudes. The conservative elements of the Republican Party, especially social conservatives, do not have the numbers to claim party-wide leadership. … Continue reading

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“You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”

By Ken Feltman “You can’t teach an old dogma new tricks.”   -Dorothy Parker   Years ago, I decided that if a telling comment was not from the Bible or Shakespeare, it must be from Dorothy Parker. Now, 45 years … Continue reading

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A looming tea party backlash?

By Ken Feltman In September I wrote that the voters who tend to be identified with the tea parties “reject what they sense is the underlying attitude among political elites – that the elites know more and, therefore, know best. … Continue reading

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Should the GOP break the anti-tax pledge?

By Ken Feltman   Writing about people I know is never easy and, in effect, that is what Politico is asking when they ask me to write about whether Republicans should break their anti-tax pledge. Grover Norquist has had an enormous impact … Continue reading

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