Monthly Archives: August 2012

Guest Commentator: Fact Checking the Fact Checkers on Shuttered GM Plant

Though the Mediscare tactics have backfired (predictably so), Team Obama has little choice but to keep up the attack on Paul Ryan’s 20-day-old nomination. Their new claim is that Ryan lied in his convention speech when he faulted Obama for … Continue reading

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Obama’s “Extremism” Charge Is Self-Defeating

Team Obama feels the election beginning to slip away as numerous recent polls show presumed blue states like Wisconsin and Michigan – a combined 26 electoral votes – lurching to toss-up status. The polls are worrisome, but a confident party … Continue reading

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Why Picking Ryan Matters

I used my previous post to highlight how Romney used his VP selection to build some critical infrastructure linking his discrete bid for the White House to the conservative movement (in all its various forms) and the broader American political … Continue reading

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The Vision Thing

I agree with George Will who argues that the Romney-Ryan pairing speaks to a desire to highlight not just stark policy disagreements between Romney and Obama – including the true meaning of “reform” on entitlements and the fiscal crises facing … Continue reading

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The Wikisphere

It appears Micha Sifry at Tech President may have been right about Wikipedia’s predictive power, but not for the Republican Veepstakes as much as which factually deficient hit jobs are in the left wing hopper. After being revised approximately 100 … Continue reading

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Well This Changes Everything

Why is this so hard to understand. I know, I know. An overwhelmingly Democratic state, exercising the police power, passed a police power regulation. If it were in 1975 and the state was California, it would have been Ronald Reagan. … Continue reading

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Kind Of Like Starting Your Political Career In The Living Room Of A Domestic Terrorist…

‘Mitt Romney Started Bain Capital With Money From Families Tied to Death Squads’ reads the breathless Huff Post headline. Oh, you didn’t know? Unsurprisingly, there is nothing here. The so-called ties were reported in the Boston Globe in 1994 and … Continue reading

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