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And now, the Marco memo | Gail Collins / Syndicated columnist

Here we are, in the Marco Rubio Moment. The Republican establishment is thrilled: A moderate-sounding Gen X senator from a swing state! And one so good at spin he managed to give a victory speech in Iowa after he came in third. No wonder all the other candidates are jealous. “This isn’t a student council...

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Arab Spring: A return now to reality, which is military rule | Letter to the editor

History is not served by Thomas Friedman’s column “Social media: destroyer or creator?” . The “democratic center” was always few in number during the Arab Spring. The revolution wasn’t stolen by the Muslim Brotherhood, they won a free and fair nationwide election. And its government didn’t fail, it was toppled by a military coup. The...