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Electability Redux

May 6th, 2008 · No Comments

(Editor’s Note: This letter from Paul Killebrew to Katie Geha ran on Super Tuesday to general acclaim. In light of this, and thinking a bit about this, it seems prescient once again (Edwards focus notwithstanding), so we’re re-posting it for your perusal and reconsideration. To any readers out there in Indiana, North Carolina, West Virginia, […]

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Tags: Electability · Katie Geha · Paul Killebrew

Dear Katie,

January 29th, 2008 · No Comments

Our talk about the election the other day got me thinking about the issue of electability, which is something I wish nobody thought about. In fact, I’m beginning to think that “electability” is usually just a proxy for other concerns that for some reason we can’t seem to get at directly. John Edwards, clawing for […]

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Tags: correspondence · Electability · John Edwards · Paul Killebrew · Super Tuesday 2008

Dear Travis,

December 12th, 2007 · No Comments

I have a crush on the Ninth Amendment. I lay awake at night dreaming of its open embrace, agonizing over what I could possibly say to it, feeling wonderful and awful at the same time. Why? Just listen: “The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others […]

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Tags: Baby in Briefcase · Cletus · correspondence · John Hart Ely · Paul Killebrew · The Ninth Amendment