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April 22, 2014

Music: Mike Cooley’s songwriting takes center stage with Drive-By Truckers

Lee Atwater begat Karl Rove, which is to say the biggest of the modern political consultants got his game from the guy who re-invented the game. Atwater, who died in 1991, worked in Ronald Reagan’s White House and managed George H. W. Bush’s 1988 presidential campaign. If there’s a trick in play today, it’s likely because Atwater invented it and worked it to perfection.

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