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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford

A Tale of Two Americas

“We spent the last few weeks digging through Census data on congressional districts to get a CIA World Factbook-style portrait of the two countries in the House—the one within all the GOP districts (Republistan) and the one within all the Democratic districts (Democravia). The full results are in a table at the bottom of this post.

We did this with a very simple question in mind: How do the differences between the two nations represented in the House correspond to the larger policy differences between the parties?”

http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2013/11/there-really-are-two-americas-republistan-and-democravia/281412/

Liz Cheney “philosophically opposed” to Her Sister 

“Mary Cheney shared Poe’s message on the social networking Web site, adding, “Liz — this isn’t just an issue on which we disagree — you’re just wrong — and on the wrong side of history.”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/cheney-sisters-trade-barbs-over-same-sex-marriage/2013/11/17/68545c9c-4fc0-11e3-a7f0-b790929232e1_story.html

Prime Minister Ford? What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_slatest/2013/11/18/rob_ford_prime_minister_toronto_mayor_tells_fox_news_he_wants_to_run_for.html

Obamacare’s Implications for Ideology 

“Conservative thinkers have already seized on the rocky rollout of Obamacare — and the indefensible management failures it implies — as proof positive that the age-old argument over the proper role of state action in American life has reached a fresh danger point for the Democrats.”

http://www.politico.com/story/2013/11/obamacare-threat-to-liberalism-99975.html?hp=f2

Photo Credit: HuffingtonPost Canada

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