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RedState: More News, Fewer Pleasing Lies

Here's something interesting in a blogpost this morning by RedState's Erick Erickson. In the course of a fulmination against Mitt Romney and the conservative elites who are reluctantly making peace with him, Erickson writes: Herman Cain won’t be the nominee because he can’t win women either. …

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Written by David Frum on Tuesday November 8, 2011

Conservatism's Hidden Powerbrokers

Everybody has to make a living, self-designated arbiters of conservatism like Erick Erickson very much included, reported Ben Smith in Politico yesterday: A leading conservative blogger and commentator, Erick Erickson, said he shifted his stance in a key Senate race because the company that …

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Written by David Frum on Thursday August 25, 2011

Ratings Agencies Want to See Bush Tax Cuts Lapse

The suggestion that the US needs to cut $4 trillion in projected debt over the next ten years in order to avoid a downgrade in its debt rating, posed here in an S&P report , has gained significant traction among many on the right. Erick Erickson, when he's not denying "absolution" to the …

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Written by Fred Bauer on Tuesday July 26, 2011

Erick Erickson's Strange Loyalty Test

For RedState.com, true loyalty seems to be always putting party before country. Jon Huntsman’s candidacy is a good place to test whether that view is widely shared. A Huntsman supporter emailed Ben Smith a biting retort to RedState.com 's denunciation of the former Utah Governor. Ironic …

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Written by David Frum on Tuesday May 10, 2011