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  1. Can Ron Paul end our obsession with youth?

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    The 76-year-old’s success shows experience can still appeal to young people For the past few decades, British politics has become more and more obsessed with the culture of youth in its leaders. With every succeeding generation, leaders have got younger and more inexperienced. Tony Blair was 41 when he became...
  2. What happens in Iowa stays in Iowa

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    The attention devoted to the Iowa caucus has been inversely proportional to its importance in the presidential nominating process. This is partly a function of the media’s obsession with the horse-race aspect of American politics, which favours that day’s latest poll numbers and micro-developments over analysis of substantive issues and...

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