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Did Obama Choose The Right Message?
October 25, 2012

The second-guessing has already begun over whether Barack Obama chose the right message to take on Mitt Romney. Is there anything to it?

The Liberal Media, in Love With Our Narrative
October 23, 2012

When Mitt Romney won the first debate, it was trumpeted as an epic event; when he lost the next two, not so much. What gives?

If Obama Proves a Failure, Liberals Have No One to Blame But Themselves
October 22, 2012

Unlike in the 1930s and 1960s, Obama couldn't rely on surging liberal movements to help him advance his goals.

George McGovern, 1922-2012: Is Decency in Politics Always Doomed?
October 21, 2012

McGovern's death reminds us of the longing for unapologetic good-government liberalism and its decimation in a fallen political world.

Keep Erskine Bowles Away from Treasury
October 19, 2012

He’ll give Republicans everything they want.

Will Conservatives Keep Tolerating Mitt’s New Moderation?
October 17, 2012

The conservative forbearance for the new "Moderate Mitt" has been striking. He tested it some more at last night's debate. Will it last?

Against Our Debate Obsession
October 16, 2012

The media's obsession with the presidential debates has reached the point of absurdity -- and threatens to damage our election process.

An Undecided Voter Watches the Vice-Presidential Debate
October 12, 2012

One of the great things about being an undecided voter is that politicians are desperate for my vote. And believe me, I make them work for it. You see, I don’t belong to a political party. I’m more complicated than that.

Show Me the Money
October 05, 2012

Why you keep picking the more expensive cell phone plan—and how behavioral economics can help.

Coal Miner’s Donor
October 04, 2012

Mitt Romney and countless other Republicans have benefited hugely from a coal company in Ohio. Here's the story behind that.