We’ll All Be Moochers Someday. Yay!
September 18, 2012

Maybe Romney's misguided comments will remind people they like government more than they realize

How Paul Ryan Convinced Washington of His Genius
September 14, 2012

Paul Ryan's rise from fitness instructor to philosopher prince.

Why Romney is Avoiding Specifics on His Policy Ideas: No One Likes Them
September 11, 2012

Conservatives want Romney to get specific on policy, particularly health care. They should look at the polling on his agenda.

Did Romney Flip-Flop (Again) on Health Care?
September 10, 2012

Romney hasn’t changed his position on pre-existing conditions, although he probably wishes he could.

Look Who’s Raiding Medicare Now
September 08, 2012

Romney-Ryan say their Medicare plan would affect current seniors. They're wrong and a new report suggets why.

The Different Ways That Republicans and Democrats Want to Divide America
September 05, 2012

The First Lady's speech had something in common with Julian Castro's: It was about driving the wedge between the rich and the middle class.

The Difference Between Political Lies and Political Dishonesty
September 04, 2012

Some smart pundits are saying the media shouldn't call out Romney and Ryan on dishonesty. Here's why they're wrong.

Unpacking Paul Ryan’s Centrist Reinvention
August 30, 2012

The early consensus on Paul Ryan’s speech is that he was speaking to conservatives. I heard the speech as much more of a lurch to the center.

The Most Dishonest Convention Speech ... Ever?
August 29, 2012

The most dishonest convention speech ever? At least five times, Ryan twisted truth beyond recognition. Here they are.

My Last Best Try at Explaining the Ryan Pick
August 29, 2012

Am I the only one who’s still head-scratchingly, shoulder-shrugingly, stare-aimlessly-at-the-heavens mystified by the Paul Ryan pick? Any explanation for the selection has to grapple with Ryan's enormous liabilities: He is a congressman who’s never run for office outside his Wisconsin district. He is the author of a wildly regressive budget plan that voters soundly rejected the one time they weighed in on it.