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Iraq #slatepitch

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On June 13, 2014
Reihan Salam argues that the U.S. should never have withdrawn its troops from Iraq. The next few days (weeks?) are going to be insane. Can we make a running list of writers to never take seriously again after they claim the U.S. should send troops to Iraq or attack Obama for withdrawing those troops? Share

Kevin Drum’s Labor Contrarianism

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On November 28, 2011
Very disappointing piece from Kevin Drum supporting Alan Haus’ call for unions that only negotiate wages and nothing else. Haus, an employment lawyer, is packaging old-school company unionism in new wrapping, calling for conservatives to be OK with highly paid workers so long as management controls everything else regarding work. He wants public-sector unionism destroyed […]

#Slatepitches

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On October 31, 2011

Inspired by Grand Poohbah Berube, this week’s best choices: Has there ever been a more overrated quarterback than Peyton Manning? The new Google Reader — a great idea brilliantly executed.

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