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Mitt Romney Brings Out The Sour Grapes

Mitt Romney always had a special way to blunder in an interview. When he did so, it almost always came off as Romney the privileged, rich kid. In an interview with Gloria Borger of CNN, Romney questioned where Barack Obama … Continue reading

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Republicans Rate Their Lives Much Worse After the Election

Gallup does life expectation ratings monthly. Broken down by party identification, the most recent one gives an interesting perspective on Republicans and their state of mind after the election. To no surprise, they are rather gloomy. They dropped from a … Continue reading

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Romney Adviser Laments that They would have Won the Election Except for the 47%

Even after the election, the Romney campaign still doesn’t get it. Mitt Romney’s 47% remark at a fundraiser haunted his campaign more than any other issue. Matched with similar remarks that he liked to “fire people” or that “corporations are … Continue reading

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Romney’s Orca IT System Turns Out as a Whale of a Mistake

The Obama campaign’s ground game for turning out the votes was widely credited for the high turnout of minorities and young people that led to Obama’s victory. Yet right up until Election Day, the Romney campaign was dismissive of the … Continue reading

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Romney Received Less of the Mormon Vote than Bush did

This poll from Pew Research appears to betray commonsense. It breaks down voting along religious affiliation. Comparing with 2008, Barack Obama lost about 1 in 10 Jewish voters, but his difficult relationship with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu does not … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney: “I Vetoed any Bill that was in Favor of Choice”

Mitt Romney is pro-life. There is no doubt about that. What disturbs me in this 2007 video where Romney recalls his term as Massachusetts governor is his description of choice. It isn’t just abortion or RU-486. It is abstinence education, … Continue reading

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A Fool’s Guide to the 2012 Election

This election there’s far more at stake than a presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. There’s control of the House of Representatives and the Senate. In addition, there are governorships, state races and propositions that can have an … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Might Prevent Obama from Getting a Plurality of the Popular Vote

Before Hurricane Sandy hit, the presidential race was in a statistical dead heat. Obama and Romney were tied with the popular vote, but Obama held a lead in the electoral college. The possibility of another election like 2000, 1888 and … Continue reading

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Did Richard Mourdock Just Hand the Election to Obama?

I know it sounds a bit far-fetched. A Republican Senate candidate in Indiana says something outrageous about rape, abortion and God and the party’s candidate for President begins to lose critical support in the polls. Far-fetched or not, there is … Continue reading

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Romney’s Middle East

Foreign policy is Mitt Romney’s weak point. The debate last night proved that. Barack Obama won handily. Yet defeating an incumbent in a debate on foreign policy is a near impossibility. The experience and information available to a sitting president … Continue reading

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