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Pat Cunnane was deputy director of messaging in the Obama administration. We asked him how he'd go about handling the current lot.
The ALP, once ruthlessly efficient, is now just plain old ruthless. And a bit of Obama-style political coaching isn't going to change that.
Despite its diversions, the implementation of Obamacare was the right move, politically and policy-wise, which generated a class of people -- in their millions -- with something concrete to lose from its removal.
Certain media outlets have developed an unhealthy obsession with Donald Trump's sanity and intelligence, as well as becoming fixated on technocratic qualifications.
The one constant in Donald Trump's policy confusion is his craving for establishment love.
This donation will become a tax deduction for Trump.