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Miller HudsonMiller HudsonNovember 5, 20187min4260

Radical and extreme! Haven’t we heard that accusation more than once during past Colorado campaigns? Indeed, we have. Pundits tend to forget that campaign consultants, much as other professionals, are subject to the influence of “Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.” If you are of a proper age you will recall the response to Sputnik in the American classroom: New Math and Boolean algebra. It required a decade before educators would acknowledge that high school students could no longer multiply or divide.


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Jimmy SengenbergerJimmy SengenbergerSeptember 19, 20186min469

It was the summer before 8th grade (2003), a couple months before I turned 13. We were on a family vacation in my hometown of Albany, New York. After golfing with my grandfather, a familiar voice emanated from the car radio – familiar not because I really knew who Rush Limbaugh was, but because Grandpa had long been a “Dittohead.” The show lit my curiosity and sparked a vigorous, lengthy conversation.