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In complex times such as these, we need trusted voices to guide us through the haze. That’s why it’s so good that CNN’s Chris Cillizza, a man who has bragged openly about his eight-figure salary, is here when we need him.

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The latest big thing in politics is the special congressional election in Georgia. As you probably heard, Republican candidate Karen Handel defeated Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff. Everyone is asking a lot of questions about this. Did Ossoff lose because he ran a cautious, centrist campaign instead of backing full-throated change? Was it outside money that doomed him? Was it Nancy Pelosi? Was it the weather?

Don’t worry, folks. Chris Cillizza is here to help. Here’s his top-shelf analysis of the situation:

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So what Chris is saying here is that it would have been better for Democrats if their candidate had won. A bold take, to be sure, but can he back it up?

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OK, so if I’m decoding this correctly, winning in politics is preferable to not winning?

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I think I see where Chris is going here. If you lose a race, it is not as good as if you win a race.

Keep earning that paycheck, Chris!

Deputy Editor, Splinter

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