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Politics Sunday 26 December 2010

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This Week in Politics is a hard news look at the past week and the upcoming week in the political world with commentary and insight into polling tends. Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie takes on racist Birthers. “What bothers me is that some people who should know better are trying to use this for political reasons,” said Abercrombie, 72. “Maybe I’m the only one in the country that could look you right in the eye right now and tell you, ‘I was here when that baby was born. “ Dr Kissinger defends remarks made 37 years ago; Michael Gerson used comments I made during a one-minute conversation with Richard Nixon to draw a contrast between the moral insensitivity of the so-called foreign policy realists and the broader humanistic view of their critics. Triangulation is from the past and not rooted in today 24/7 news cycle. President obama' disagreements with "liberals" is on the politically possible, given today's realities.