Wiretap: The stubborn, embarrassing GOP gender gap
If you want to understand why Republicans are desperate enough to use the “Say Yes to the Dress” campaign ads, it’s because their biggest concern about the midterm elections is the still-significant gender gap, in which women favor Democrats. Republicans know that if they can’t close the gap — and does anyone really think these ads will help? — they may not win the Senate after all. Via the National Journal.
Liberals are dark-money, fund-raising hypocrites, says Thomas Edsall in the New York Times, and, as such, they have far more to lose.
Bob Beauprez’s IUD remark in his debate with John Hickenlooper is sparking controversy. Via the Denver Post.
According to a piece in Vox, the American reaction to ISIS is actually an overreaction. And not only is it wrong, it’s dangerous.
The problem with the Secret Service, Ron Fournier writes, is that when it became part of Homeland Security after 9/11, it became part of the bureaucracy. That’s what Obama and Congress have to change, he says. Via the National Journal.
Social media won’t stop the Chinese if they decide to crack down on the Hong Kong protests. But it will mean that the whole world will be watching in realtime. Via the New Yorker.
Is the American family making a comeback? The Atlantic makes the case.
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