The group blog of The New Republic
September 25, 2012
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.
Reminiscing about gypsy cabs, drinking, and overused emoticons as a writer prepares to move home from Russia.
The tech industry desperately wants more high-skilled immigrants, but pro-immigration activists--feeling "dissed" over the years--aren't helping.