Paul Ryan

Closing the God Gap
September 06, 2012

The Democrats can close the God Gap tonight. Here's how.

Debunking the ‘Democrats Hate God’ Lie
September 06, 2012

Some inconvenient facts for partisans whipping up panic about the party's supposed dissing of God.

Clinton is Better Than Obama at Explaining Why Obama is Better Than Clinton
September 06, 2012

Obama's a better president than Clinton, but Clinton's better at explaining why.

Clinton, Obama, and the Triumph of Substance
September 06, 2012

As usual, Clinton talked for too long and in too much detail. It almost certainly worked.

This Should Be Obama’s Answer to ‘Are You Better Off?’
September 04, 2012

Why it's legitimate to ask whether Americans are better off, and how Obama should answer.

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.

Not Much Evidence That Romney Got a Post-Convention Bounce—and That Should Worry Him
September 04, 2012

The post-convention polls show a close race, just as they did before the convention.

Confused, Crass, and Cranky: The Accidental Political Genius of Clint Eastwood
August 31, 2012

Eastwood's bizarre performance perfectly channeled the free-floating, inchoate animus toward Obama.

Football Wreaks Havoc on Democratic Convention Schedule
August 31, 2012

The Obama campaign has done a poor job dealing with the NFL regular season opener.

The Astounding Incoherence of the Republican Convention
August 31, 2012

With the exception of paid ads, national conventions provide the most controlled environment for messaging any party or campaign can possibly enjoy. Not a word goes into the party platform or onto the podium teleprompters without approval from the nominee’s staff.

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