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Ted Matula is Chair of the Department Rhetoric and Language at the University of San Francisco.

Diaries published: 10 (999 days since last diary on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 09:12 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 409 (33 days since last comment on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 62

Total Comment Ratings: 560

Most Recommended Diary: Breaking: Romney/activist compromise achieved (per NYT), 15 comments, 15 recommends

People Following sophist: 1

sophist's Most Recent Diaries:

Well, cancel one cup of popcorn (get the other gallon of kernels fired up, though): NYTimes is reporting tonight that Romney caved, er, reached a compromise with the tea-activists on the great ...
by sophist
Comment Count 15 comments on Mon Aug 27, 2012 at 09:12 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Should we be hoping for a third-party candidacy (from the Tea-Party right) or against it? The conventional wisdom usually tells us that a third party (if operating from the fringers of your ...
by sophist
Comment Count 18 comments on Mon Jan 30, 2012 at 03:36 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Here's the quick version: I teach first-year writing, and I'm about to lead my students on a journey down the path of Rogerian argument--you know, where your audience vehemently disagrees with your ...
by sophist
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Apr 02, 2011 at 02:10 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Quite predictably, John McCain has been running ads to recruit Hillary Clinton fans over to his side. I don't know how effective this will be for him, but it merits a response, especially with the ...
by sophist
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Aug 29, 2008 at 10:38 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
By now, you've probably heard that McCain's campaign was sued by Jackson Browne for using, sans permission, Browne's classic "...
by sophist
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2008 at 03:57 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I clicked on a headline at RCP and landed on this USA Today story : "New Swing States Pop up in '08." Great,
by sophist
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu May 29, 2008 at 02:36 PM PDT with 3 Recommends

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