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The Overton Window, Illustrated
September 6, 2009, 12:47 pm
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I consider myself educated and well read, but have learned much over this past year about politics.  Recently I read some comments about “The Overton Window” and realized I did not know this concept very well.  Or should I say this strategy.  I found this page to explain it.  Thanks to the blog Corrente.

Here is the definition from Wikipedia:

The Overton window is a concept in political theory, named after the former vice president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy, Joe Overton, who developed the model. It describes a “window” in the range of public reactions to ideas in public discourse, in a spectrum of all possible options on an issue.

Here is the link to find out more:  The Overton Window, Illustrated

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Cartoon Selection from 1931
November 12, 2008, 9:55 pm
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Big Man from the North (1931)

This video reminds me of a group of folks I know well over at Mudflats against SWWNBN.  Time to drive her out of town.

View Politics in Alaska here:

  http://mudflats.wordpress.com/