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Response to JRLeft (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:02 AM

2. Frum is a genuinely smart guy

There's a lot of money to be made by exploiting suckers in this country. A long, fascinating treatment of it is here by Rick Perlstein (author of Nixonland):

http://www.thebaffler.com/past/the_long_con/

The big problem for the the GOP is how deeply the roots of snake oilmanship extend. This has been going on since Reagan and it won't go away anytime soon.

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