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WEEK IN REVIEW: The Politics of Fear

Welcome to the Week In Review, published every Friday on the blog. WiR is a collaborative effort of TAC’s Editors and contributors. Thought- and mirth-provoking articles we stumble across end up here.


“Democratic turnout flier: ‘If you want to prevent another Ferguson…’,” Jim Galloway & Daniel Mallow, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

THE EDITORS: Nunn won’t condemn.

The End is Nigh

“Six reasons to panic,” Jonathan V. Last, The Weekly Standard

THE EDITORS: Doctors are confident that a major Ebola outbreak in the United States is highly unlikely. With that in mind, read about all the things they don’t know about the mysterious viscera-liquidizing disease — and what could conceivably happen to prove them wrong. Gulp.

Salute to a Hero

“Hero of Canada’s Parliament Shooting Greeted With Standing Ovation,” ABC News

THE EDITORS: Kevin Vickers took a stand for the West, and we owe him our gratitude. 

Right in Our Back Yard

“In Georgia and across the country, GOP modernizes its voter outreach,” Ed O’Keefe, Washington Post

THE EDITORS: Republicans have to make gains on the Democrats in the get-out-the-vote effort if they are going to have any chance in 2016.

There’s No Crying in Jihad

Voter Suppression, Huh?

“The Poll Tax That Wasn’t,” Rich Lowry, National Review

Our Man in Tehran

“Top Iranian Official: Obama is ‘The Weakest of U.S. Presidents’,” Adam Kredo, Washington Free Beacon

Go Dawgs

“A Lyrical Response to Today’s Breaking Gurley News,” podunkdawg, Dawg Sports

THE EDITORS: College football is certifiably insane and it makes us do unusual things. So who’s headed to St. Simon’s?

In the End, We’re All Mama’s Boys

“Biden: ‘I Like Guys Because Of Their Moms’,” Daniel Halper, The Weekly Standard

THE EDITORS: For every ten gaffes, we suppose Joe gets a gem.

Bending the Cost Curve Down

THE EDITORS: The Montana Democrat gives her national party another headache.

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