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  5. I am personally offended that the man with less money won.
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    Stephen Colbert cheers Eric Cantor’s loss, rues David Brat’s cheap victory

    Brat’s low-low-budget victory was an affront to Colbert’s “golden rule of politics: He who has the gold… and that’s the end of the rule.”

     

  6. Stephen Colbert offers a shockingly raw takedown of America’s justice system

    America incarcerates more of its citizens than any other nation

     


  7. Congress’s current golden age of cooperation and productiveness is over!
     

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  9. I’m not a Democrat. I’m an anti-Republican.

    The return of Benghazi is the latest evidence that the GOP is putting its unhinged obsessions before the good of the country

     

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  11. Why speculate about the near-future when you can speculate about the far future?
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    Jon Stewart mocks the Clintons, the Bushes, Rick Perry, and the 2016-obsessed media

    Six months before the 2014 midterm elections, Jon Stewart is already sick of all the speculation about who will win… the 2016 presidential race

     

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  13. Ideally, the symbolic nature of the presidency would be lessened and the passions of citizens more restrained. But we must deal in reality. Today, the symbolism of the presidency has never been greater, and the factionalism and passions that so concerned Founders like John Adams are unquestionably on the upswing. In an age in which the media can so easily fan the flames either of worship or ridicule, and when an ever larger segment of the population finds it natural to vent and publicize their every thought through Facebook and Twitter, we are moving steadily farther from sober and responsible control of public passion.