Rick Santorum

The Waning Power of Dan Savage
May 28, 2013

Has history overtaken the former wild child of sexual conversation?

A Gingrich-Santorum Unity Ticket Was Still a Loser
March 25, 2013

Even if the two favorites of social conservatives had teamed up, Mitt Romney probably would have beat them. 

Education is the Work of Teachers, not Hackers
December 21, 2012

WHEN I LOOK BACK at my education, I am struck not by how much I learned but by how much I was taught. I am the progeny of teachers; I swoon over teachers.

The Election 2012 Trail Mix Awards
November 09, 2012

It's time to recap the most memorable moments of the 2012 campaign.

Did Romney’s Cheapness Doom His Campaign?
November 08, 2012

We're now being told that the Romney campaign was seriously hurt by a lack of funds. Should he have dipped into his own pocket?

Anatomy Of The 47 Percent
October 18, 2012

Mitt Romney's 47 percent: The pie chart.

How the GOP Destroyed its Moderates
October 05, 2012

Moderate Republicanism is not intellectually dead. So where is it?

You Say Subsidiarity, I Say Bullshit—Why Paul Ryan and his Bishop Defenders are Wrong
September 27, 2012

Some Bishops have broken ranks to defend Paul Ryan's budget. Here's what they get wrong about Catholic teaching:

The Dopey Literalism of the RNC’s 13 Screens
August 29, 2012

A close read of the narrative uses of the RNC's many, many screens.

The Far Right Cheers (Half of) the GOP Ticket
August 12, 2012

DES MOINES—“It's a historic day,” Rep. Steve King of Iowa announced yesterday from the podium of the FAMiLY Leadership Summit 2012, a major gathering of social conservatives in a suburban Des Moines megachurch that drew a host of national political celebrities. King wasn’t talking about the event, or even the prospect of ejecting Barack Obama from the White House, but of the choice of his friend and colleague Paul Ryan to become Mitt Romney’s running-mate.

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