Cory Booker’s Theory of Love

As he eyes a run for president, the senator from New Jersey remains stridently conciliatory

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By Franklin Foer

In 2013, The Atlantic ran a piece titled “Why Do Liberals Hate Cory Booker?” The article searched for the sources of progressive distrust of the senator from New Jersey. It scoured his policy positions to find his…

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