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This Is What Politics Looks Like (Nancy Pelosi)

I’ve been posting photographs of political leaders that I find interesting for what they tell us about politics. Here we are given to see the (three quarter?) profile of a master politician in the dark surrounding shadows of deep reflection, … Continue reading

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Andrew Cuomo (This is What State-Wide Politics Looks Like)

Having sparred continuously with friends to my left, I’m delighted that Cuomo won the primary for governor and that the entire slate of progressive candidates lost their bid for state wide office (Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General). Mostly because … Continue reading

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(What Politics Looks Like) Cigar (Netanyahu)

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Politics Looks Like This (New York State Fair 2013) (Chuck Schumer)

Trying to get a candid shot of a politician on the schmooze at the New York State Fair is as hard as trying to photograph a chicken. I’ve now done both and I’m not sure what’s harder. They’re both constantly … Continue reading

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Politics Looks Like This (Presidents Mahmoud Abbas and Adly Mansour in Cairo)

Politics looks like this. Presidents Mahmoud Abbas and Adly Mansour meet in Cairo. I’m sure no one  knows what this “means.”

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Politics (Or It Looks Like This)

For an illiberal alternative to my last post about LBJ, consider the following presented by the good people at Foreign Policy. Now there’s a fellow who can tell you a little about the friend/enemy distinction. Please (don’t) enjoy the slideshow at … Continue reading

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Politics (This is What It Looks Like)

Didn’t Maimonides say something somewhere about political leadership and tall people? Be that as it may, this is what “the political” looks like. Forget friends, enemies, Carl Schmitt, and all that fascist stuff, or all that claptrap he wrote about … Continue reading

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Double Standards (Hillary Clinton Is Likeable Enough)

Best ever and awesome full on rant by Courtney Enlow, which you can find online here. I’m posting it in its entirety. FIRST AND FUCKING FOREMOST, COOL, YOU LIKE BERNIE’S WISHES AND DREAMS APPROACH TO POLITICS. “FREE COLLEGE FOR EVERYONE … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo — Politics & (The Study of) Religion

(Image by Adriana Varejão) To read much of the analysis generated almost instantly by the two recent massacres in Paris, at Charlie Hebdo and the kosher market Hyper Cacher, one would have to conclude that what really matters in terms … Continue reading

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(Christian) Religion and (American) Politics (David Brat Eric Cantor)

Funny, they share the same strong features and clean-shaven good looks, and even basic eye-ware. What is there that really distinguishes them? Probably not much. So on one hand, good riddance. On the other hand, it’s a disaster. The recent drubbing … Continue reading

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