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Parsing The Politics Of 'Main Street'

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Parsing The Politics Of 'Main Street'

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Parsing The Politics Of 'Main Street'

Parsing The Politics Of 'Main Street'

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Much has been made of the effects the recent financial crisis will have on "Main Street." Linguist Geoff Nunberg Geoff Nunberg discusses how this term gained such popular — and presidential — usage.

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How the Right turned Liberalism into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, Volvo-Driving, New York Times Reading, Body Piercing, Hollywood Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show

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Talking Right
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How the Right turned Liberalism into a Tax-Raising, Latte-Drinking, Sushi-Eating, Volvo-Driving, New York Times Reading, Body Piercing, Hollywood Loving, Left-Wing Freak Show
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