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     December 27, 2019      #54-361 KDJ

Scott Reeder: Realpolitik cheapens message of

By Scott Reeder

re•al•po•li•tik — noun — a system of politics or principles based on practical rather than moral or ideological considerations. —
 Oxford dictionary

SPRINGFIELD – I’ve covered politics for more than 30 years, and I still scratch my head when I encounter folks who embrace politicians despite personal behavior that defies their stated beliefs.

Twenty years ago, it was the feminist leaders who stood by Bill Clinton despite his despicable treatment of women. They liked his Supreme Court appointments, agreed with his stance on abortion ...

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