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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Legendary Texas political writer Molly Ivins must be spinning — and heartily laughing — in her grave
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Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is inspired by the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34 In 41 years as a print and broadcast journalist, most of those years with the Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, Pat has covered national politics under eight American presidents. He's attended 10 national political conventions, Republican and Democratic alike, and has interviewed countless prominent political players, including Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush.
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In a context that doesn’t really matter for our purposes here, Congressman Steve Stockman, a wingnut if there ever was one, said this the other day:

Texans value speech, even if its speech they don’t agree with. From Molly Ivins to Louie Gohmert and every opinion in between, Texans value free and open political speech.

But one can’t help wondering how much Stockman valued the column in which Molly Ivins wrote:

That’s how we got Rep. Steve Stockman, our proudest contribution to the national Knot-Head Quotient, in the first place. Normal voters stayed home, the Christian right and its disciplined ...

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