Republicans Don’t Understand Freedom

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Republicans claim to be the party of freedom. They are, rather obviously, not. Still, they lay claim to the mantle rather effectively both within and even outside their party. How? Quite simply, too many Americans do not understand how freedom works.

Unsurprisingly, via Mike Pence, the Republican’s false idea of freedom came up numerous times in the vice presidential debate (a transcript). For…

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