My Republican Wish List

It’s not clear what Democrats and Republicans actually intend to do differently.

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

In physics, there’s a cool concept called “parity symmetry.” It means that there’s no way to tell right from left, other than the difference between the two. If you were speaking to someone from another planet over the phone, you couldn’t tell them which was right and which was left. “Right” is simply defined as “not left,” and vice versa.

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