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Bush hedges away from debates

IT SHOULD surprise no one that Axl Rose said it best. And though he was referring to critics of Guns 'N Roses rather than presidential debate politics, the message retains its meaning today: "Get in the ring." The controversy over each candidate's willingness -- or lack thereof -- to participate in debates is just another manifestation of the serious, but too often minimized differences between the two sides. It has become fashionable of late to throw around words like "Republicrat" and to otherwise imply that there are not fundamental issues at stake in this election.


Opinion

Left foot forward

BE CAREFUL not to mistake them for Democrats. It'd be an easy mistake to make. The speeches and interviews from the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia have sounded more like the words of progressive politicians than the conservative core of the Grand Old Party.


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