Paul Ryan

Why Romney's Money Advantage is No Game-Changer
September 10, 2012

With the memory of the conventions fading and initial signs pointing toward an Obama bounce, attention is already turning to Romney’s ability to mount a comeback. In the minds of many, Team Romney’s financial advantage tops the list of reasons for Republican optimism. Indeed, the Romney campaign and its allied super PACs are poised to spend millions on a historic advertising campaign that some argue could bury Obama and swing undecided voters toward Romney. And yet ... There are good reasons to doubt whether Romney will get his money’s worth.

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.

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.