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ANSWERS

Hillary Rodham Clinton

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1. In 1975, Hillary Rodham, a 27-year-old Arkansas lawyer, married Bill Clinton. What else did she do that year?

She tried to join the Marines.color>

2. What would Hillary’s father say when she brought home a straight-A report card?

“You must be at an easy school.”color>

3. At age 17, Hillary was a strong ______.

“Goldwater girl”

4. In 1992, how did Hillary characterize her career choices and her role as a political wife?

“I suppose I could have stayed home and baked cookies.”color>

5. What prediction did Hillary’s high school newspaper make regarding her future?

that she would become a nun and take the name “Sister Frigidaire.”

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WINNERS

Hillary Rodham Clinton,
July 7 – July 14

Natalie (she didn’t leave her last name) was the only person to answer all five questions correctly. Congratulations, Natalie.

Pat Buchanan,
June 30 – July 7

Christian Farrell scored highest by answering four out of five questions correctly. Congratulations, Christian.

Ted Rueter is the author of several books on politics, including The Newt Gingrich Quiz Book and The Rush Limbaugh Quiz Book.

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Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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