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Sleeping by the Elephant
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Nov 9, 2012 08:50 AM CST

As a Canadian, I like to think that I have an objective view of American politics. However, that is pretty hard, because the right-wing Tea Party movement would really not have any home in Canada. In my opinion, the rise of the far-right Tea Party movement in the United States was one of the chief reasons for the re-election of Barack Obama. It is so extreme and its influence on the Republican Party so great that most Americans cannot identify with them anymore. I certainly don't have a franchise on understanding American politics, but I know that the Republicans got ...

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