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Psst … It’s a Moderate Bill

April 16th, 2010

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This piece was originally published on The Huffington Post.

“Embarrassingly liberal,” “shockingly liberal,” and “too liberal for too long” are among the highlights of former Republican strategist Arthur Finkelstein’s narrative on Democrats in the 1980s and 1990s. Born out of the bare-knuckle campaigns of Senators Alfonse D’Amato and Jesse Helms, Finkelstein did as much to ruin the word liberal as midnight basketball did.

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