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Response to Bluethroughu (Reply #5)

Thu Jun 30, 2022, 02:32 PM

39. It's probably too late for this, but I've always felt that the unions and other labor groups...

...should be funding the kind of K Street/think tank infrastructure that the far right has been building since time began. By the late '70s it was clear what we were dealing with, and the election of Reagan sealed the deal.

But nowadays we need a lot more than just think tanks. I still can't understand why big labor didn't get on task all those years ago. To be fair, there are a few left think tanks (e.g. Institute for Policy Studies), but not nearly enough to combat the "Rolodex factor", where the news media can just call any old hack from a right wing think tank and get a canned sound bite.

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