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Weird Coalitions - Or, How to Make Bipartisanship Work for Us

Sometimes embracing your traditional enemies can build the strongest coalitions of all.
 
 
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Successful movements - as opposed to Partisan Wars - pull their traditional opponents into coalitions on specific issues, rather than selling out their principles in the name of the faux "bipartisanship" that Washington pundits seem to think is the ultimate goal of politics. And clearly there are many new opportunities for the progressive movement to build non-traditional coalitions.

David Sirota is a veteran political strategist and author of Hostile Takeover , a New York Times bestseller about the corruption of both political parties.

 
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