Stories by Paul Begala

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    No GOP Casa Blanca

    Have Romney’s relentless attacks on Latinos sent the right off an electoral cliff?
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    How Obama Could Lose

    Yes, things are looking up for the Democrats. But foreign policy could upend everything this fall.
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    The Boss & Dirty Harry

    Bruce Springsteen and Clint Eastwood point the way toward a gritty, gutsy all-American comeback.
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    The Endorsement Racket

    So Trump’s placed his chips on Mitt, and Cain’s gone for Newt. But will it change a single vote?
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    Comebacks and Comedowns

    From Tim Pawlenty to Newt Gingrich, Campaign 2012 already has its losers and lucky duckies.
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    Presidential Beer Test

    Mitt’s problem isn’t that he’s rich. It’s that he can’t seem to relate to voters who aren’t.
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    Maladapted Mitt

    Mitt Romney lunges rightward. Is he moving in the wrong direction?
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    The GOP's Suicidal Tendency

    By tacking ever further to the right, Republicans are blowing their best hope of beating Obama.
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    The GOP's Favorite Bizarro Books

    Anti-Christian odes to selfishness? Crypto-Confederate manifestos? On the wacky study habits of the Republican candidates.
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    The GOP's Gift to Obama

    Republicans just opposed a middle-class tax cut—and handed Obama the election.
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    A Kook on the Ballot

    The Republican establishment hopes the base will calm down, sober up, and nominate Mitt Romney. But the primary system may stand in the way.
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    Who You Calling Lazy?

    The president and his GOP opponents tell us American workers have gotten soft. Hardly.
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    The Nincompoop Nominee

    What’s next? The Santorum Surge? The Huntsman Hiccup? Why Gingrich would be a godsend to the Dems.
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    The Stupid Party

    Republicans used to admire intelligence. But now they’re dumbing themselves down.
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    I [heart] Government

    With everyone from Rick Perry to Barack Obama bashing Big Gummint, the time has come to defend it.
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    Begala: I Miss Bob Dole

    He stood up to the radical right when it shut down the government in 1995. Who will do the same today?
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    Republicans Box Themselves In

    The GOP is ignoring a critical message from its base—and that will be the party’s undoing.