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Insightful weekly commentary on news & current events from economist Antony Davies and political scientist James R. Harrigan.

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Your Post-Game Presidential Debate

October 7, 2020

James and Ant offer a post-game discussion of the first Presidential debate. Unfortunately, “post-game” is the right word because, for as much as the left and right bicker, the two parties have become largely the same. Regardless of who wins, the government goes on doing the same things it has always done. Mostly what people do now is to root for their team, not out of principle, but because it’s their team.

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