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* You need a good long memory to get maximum nourishment from The Corner. Just this once, I’ll help youse out: go here (no need to read the whole post, just the first couple of lines), then here, then here. OK? All together now: “THANKS, DERB!” After a spell of working time and a half yesterday, Derb is pumped.

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Weirdo O’Rourke

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One More Profile of Beto, Because America Needs It

Somewhere in Texas, filed on the fly by a glossy-magazine correspondent, and totally not as a parody written by Jim Geraghty -- “It’s all about vision,” Beto O’Rourke tells me, standing tall upon the Texas prairie, or brush, or whatever this high hilltop area is supposed to be called. We’re watching the ... Read More