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David Horowitz: The Inauguration War

According to Gallup, the average presidential honeymoon lasts seven months. This is a window when the losing party declares a partisan peace, allows the incoming president to pick his cabinet and launch the agenda his victory mandates. Presidential honeymoons are not only a venerable American tradition they are one of democracy’s pillars. For generations they have been ceremonial supports for the peaceful transition of power, and the peaceful resolution of partisan conflicts.

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Lifelong Progressive Turned Trump Voter: ‘I Guess I’m a Deplorable’

Mary Ann Akers writes in Politico about Kim McKinney Cohen, a “lifelong progressive” who “was so disgusted with her party, she voted for Trump.” The turning point, Akers reports, was Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton’s disparagement of Trump supporters as “a basket of deplorables.” Cohen describes her vote for Trump as “a primal scream” aimed at the Democratic Party, about which she writes: “I wanted it burned down … so that we could build a new, hopefully more equitable one that meets the needs of all, not only the super-rich.”

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Manchin Says He Will ‘Absolutely’ Remain a Democrat

Thursday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) was asked by co-host Brian Kilmeade if he intended to remain a Democrat on the heels of his visit to see President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower last