Obama wins by going negative, turning out base
Every re-elected president since Andrew Jackson has won with an increased popular vote percentage. Barack Obama didn’t.
America is two countries, not on speaking terms
One America listens to Rush Limbaugh; the other to NPR. Each America has its favorite cable news channel…
Going out on a limb: Romney beats Obama, handily
Fundamentals usually prevail in American elections, and that’s bad news for Barack Obama.
Changing demographics won’t mean the end of Republican Party
Republicans are often told that their party is headed toward minority status because of the rising numbers of heavily Democratic non-whites.
Affluent suburbs swing to debate-tested Romney
Barack Obama’s campaign spent huge sums on anti-Romney ads to create a firewall in three states — Florida, Ohio and Virginia. But post-debate polling shows Romney ahead in Florida and tied in Virginia.
If Obama wins, will he be another Woodrow Wilson?
If Barack Obama is defeated, the irresistible comparison will be with Jimmy Carter. A one-term president was rejected after pursuing big government programs…
To more and more women, Romney is the safer choice
There’s obviously been a surge toward Romney. He was trailing in just about every national poll conducted before Oct. 3. He has been leading in most conducted since.
Biden and Obama run a campaign fit for the 1980s
When a politician is in trouble, he usually falls back on what he knows best…
A lawyer by training, Obama ignore rules of law
A campaign willing to skirt the law or abet violations of it reflects a candidate who, as president, has been doing the same thing.
Romney’s debate win opens cracks in Obama firewall
The fact is that for all his professions of bipartisan amity, Obama cannot bear to listen to tough questions or well made counterarguments.