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Can a Campaign Slogan Ever Be More Than the Usual Bullshit Spin?

Politicians’ one-line pitches can be whimsical, wide of the mark and often plain weird — but whether they’re fooling anyone is another matter

The Smugness of the Obama Sellouts

The ‘hope and change’ president’s trusted allies went on to join the bad guys. What does it mean for Obama’s legacy?

The Obama Years Are Gone, and Biden Ain’t Bringing Them Back

Trump won on toxic nostalgia in 2016 — now Democrats want their own fantasy of the past

These 2008 Election Ads Were the Beginning of Dumb Internet Politics

More than a decade later, candidates and commentators still struggle with the art of posting