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Spin Control archive for July 28, 2014

MONDAY, JULY 28, 2014

Bringing Nazis into the WA gun debate 

It's almost always a bad idea to make a reference to Nazis in any contemporary American political debate because it shifts the focus away from the issue at hand and onto the rightness or wrongness of the analogy. That's what's happening for opponents of Initiative...

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Last call for voter registration

Today (July 28) is the last day to sign up to vote in the primary for eligible Washington residents who aren’t yet registered. Who’s eligible? You’ll have to be 18 by Aug. 5, an American citizen, and not someone whose voting rights have been revoked...

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