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Leonard Pitts Jr.: GOP playing the game by different rules

Suppose your friend invites you to play Monopoly. But suppose she insists on a set of special rules applicable only to her. Like when she lands on your property, she only has to pay half the required rent. And for every house she buys, she gets one free. And when she passes “Go,” she gets $500. How legitimate would you consider that game to be?
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Joe Walsh: My party has become a cult

More than anything else, what’s made my primary challenge to President Donald Trump nearly impossible – to a degree that I didn’t fully realize when I first hit the trail – is how brainwashed so many of my fellow Republicans seem to have become.
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Leonard Pitts Jr.: ‘Kobe is dead’

“Kobe is dead.” Those were the first words out of my middle son’s mouth when I answered the phone. I paused, waiting for the punchline to this really bad joke. He said it twice more. My mouth fell open. Was he serious? It felt like words had become disconnected from meanings.