As Quoted in an Obama Presidential Campaign Commercial (April 27, 2012 at the 1:07 mark)
* - This editorial was republished on October 2, 2013 as "Government Shutdown Question: Would the Founding Fathers Fight Liberalism?"; see below.
The editorial by Michael Suede that prompted my rebuttal:
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"Presidential Polls 2012: Obama Gaining Huge Momentum to Be Reelected in November"
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"Right-Wing Terrorism Was Enabled and Ignored By Conservative Pundits, GOP"
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