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By Matt Geiger
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Geiger Counter: Politics of the present


March 8, 2018

Republicans feel they can only be happy in some distant, nostalgia-hued past. It’s always just out of reach. Just prior to their generation’s surge into adulthood. I can’t help but suspect that what they are really yearning for, when they wish for a simpler time, is actually childhood. The world was as grim as ever in 1942, I’m sure, but today’s senior citizens remember it as a safe place where they rode their bicycles down the street, chewing bubblegum to whatever inoffensive bugle music topped the charts at the time.

Democrats, on the other hand, can’t find any peace or joy u...

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