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Radical 'Randys'

Although Radical ‘Randys’ dominate discussions with talk of “big structural change” or wholesale “swamp draining,” their rhetoric and actions are typically impractical, counterproductive and alienate others. In contrast, centrism and compromise, by design, work well within our political system and typically result in tangible progress.


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Centrist 'Chads'

The middle ground between a truth and a lie is still false; just because particular compromises may bring about beneficial outcomes does not suggest in the slightest that moderation is necessarily correct.


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Finding Duke again

If you had asked me one week ago if I was excited about coming back to Duke, I would have told you I still didn’t plan on coming back—I was clinging to fantasies of job acceptances like they were winning lottery tickets.