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    LETTER FROM PHILADELPHIA: PART II

    Brendan O'Leary

    The remarkable feature of the first debate was not just that Obama was bored and boring, but that he was not prepared for the Mitt Romney he faced. If Romney had won, it would not just have been luck: his was the best set of performances by a Republican in presidential debates since Reagan.

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    LETTER FROM PHILADELPHIA

    Brendan O'Leary
    The Republicans are an alliance of the super-rich and degree-less whites, topped with an upper crust of hypercapitalists, a misalliance cemented by pan-Protestant evangelism.
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