Daily Archives: October 1, 2012

How Reagan Won – 14 Words

There are many parallels between this year’s election and the election of 1980. A bad economy, an unpopular Democratic incumbent and serious talk about a war with Iran are just three similarities between the two elections. Jimmy Carter based his … Continue reading

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Spin, spin, spin

Remember when Obama was Mr. Smoove? Not anymore: President Obama’s campaign spokeswoman said she’s concerned Obama will sound too “professorial” to resonate with the low-information voters tuning into the presidential campaign for the first time during this week’s debate. “[W]hat … Continue reading

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Meet Mitt Romney’s Garbage Man

No, seriously. Are You Kidding Me? Romney’s Garbage Man Blasts Him In New Political Ad A new anti-Mitt Romney ad from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees features Richard Hayes, the garbageman who deals with the Romneys’ … Continue reading

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No Apology & the Mind of Mitt

Every now and again I’ll stumble across a media item wherein we are treated to the “news” that Barack Obama hates Mitt Romney to his very core. I’d always been puzzled by these pieces because a) why does it matter, … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney in WSJ – Big Stick time in the Middle East

Mitt Romney has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal that I am going to quote in full (in case the WSJ firewall cuts us off). Bolding is mine: Mitt Romney: A New Course for the Middle East Restore the … Continue reading

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Same World, Different Planets

Rebecca Solnit is one of the lefty intelligentsia, if such a thing still exists these days. She has all the right credentials: She skipped high school altogether, enrolling in an alternative junior high in the public school system that took … Continue reading

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