Democrats and the losing politics of contempt

Whatever else might be said about Democrat Jon Ossoff’s not-so-narrow loss on Tuesday to Republican Karen Handel in the race for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Democrats didn’t lose for lack of political talent, campaign financing and organization or enthusiasm among their base. They lost because of their brand.

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Car vs. motorcycle in road rage dust-up, motorcycle wins

Chris Traber was driving on the 14 Freeway in Santa Clarita, CA, when he witnessed a dramatic road rage incident involving a motorcyclist and the driver of a sedan. He started recording as the incident escalated. Police are investigating.
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Car vs. motorcycle in road rage dust-up, motorcycle wins 0:22

Car vs. motorcycle in road rage dust-up, motorcycle wins

Hurricane Matthew flood damage may be death nail for Nichols, SC 2:13

Hurricane Matthew flood damage may be death nail for Nichols, SC

F3 fitness groups come together to honor the life of fellow runner John 1:30

F3 fitness groups come together to honor the life of fellow runner John "Cheech" Flanagan

Sindarius Thornwell reacts to being drafted into the NBA 2:16

Sindarius Thornwell reacts to being drafted into the NBA