George W. Bush
Romney’s Red Scare: Is China Really a Problem?
October 17, 2012
Not only is Romney exaggerating the China threat, but he’s doing so at the expense of more pressing economic and social issues.
WSJ Declares “Liar” Out Of Bounds
October 11, 2012
Romney is such a liar that his allies now say it's not okay ever to call anybody a liar.
Obama’s Stunning Ohio Turnaround
September 25, 2012
The story of the 2012 campaign is Obama's success in the swing state he was thought to be weakest in: Ohio. How did he pull it off?
Romney’s Miserable Campaign Has One Last Chance
September 24, 2012
Mitt Romney has run a miserable campaign. If the election were held tomorrow, he would lose—a stunning situation, given our continuing economic woes. Absent a catastrophe at home or abroad that shifts public perceptions, he has only one opportunity to turn things around—the first presidential debate. But if the past is any guide, the opening is wider than many now believe. In 2004, on the eve of the Republican convention, George W.
How to be a Real “Redistributionist”
September 20, 2012
Here are a few things Obama could do if he wanted to be a real (or more effective) “redistributionist.”
Mock on, Maureen Dowd: Why She’s Right About the Neo-cons
September 17, 2012
In the twilight years of the New Left, revolutionaries would regularly parse their adversaries’ statements for indications of “objective racism.” Even the slightest irregularity—calling someone’s thoughts “dark”—could unleash a volley of accusations.
The Tedious Accuracy of Jay Pharoah’s Obama Impersonation
September 16, 2012
Jay Pharaoh's Obama impersonation on Saturday Night Live is too realistic for its own good.
Mitt Romney’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Campaign
September 14, 2012
During the past two weeks, the dynamic of the 2012 presidential election has shifted, and President Obama has moved out to a modest but significant lead against Mitt Romney. No developments in the economy or the world can explain this shift. That leaves the campaigns themselves.