Politics / Presidential Race 2012

Reflections on the Impending End of the Endless Election

With her tearful statement, “I’m tired of Bronco Bamma and Mitt Romney,” four-year-old Abigael Evans became the voice of the nation. Like many of her compatriots, Abby has heard one too many reports on the 2012 presidential campaign and she’s reached her breaking point. Luckily for Abby and the rest of campaign weary America, in … Continue reading

An Unfriendly Election
America / Culture / Politics / Presidential Race 2012 / U.S. Domestic Policy

An Unfriendly Election

“Don’t talk religion or politics,” is an old adage with which many people are familiar and usually embrace. We don’t ask someone that we’ve just met about his or her religious or political beliefs because, as one of my professors once said, these issues get to the essence of who we are. The creed to … Continue reading

America / Politics / Presidential Race 2012

Put this in your binder- Romney is the better candidate for women

The latest Romneyism to set the political world awitter, “binders full of women,” has reiginited the battle for female voters, with President Obama and his campaign casting Governor Romney as an out-of-touch barbarian set on bringing women back to the 1950s. Romney uttered this now infamous phrase during the second presidential debate in response to a female … Continue reading

Wasted Debate: Biden’s ridiculous performance undermines the political process
America / Politics

Wasted Debate: Biden’s ridiculous performance undermines the political process

Following the first presidential debate, Jon Stewart joked that President Obama had managed to unite partisans with his horrific performance. Not so following the Vice-Presidential debate between Vice President Biden and Congressman Ryan. Partisans on the left and the right couldn’t agree less about what they witnessed last night. Democrats, who have been despondent since … Continue reading

Healthcare / U.S. Domestic Policy

Obama’s Bad Medicine

Wednesday night’s presidential debate between President Obama and Governor Romney provided the American people with the most substantive policy discussion of the campaign. Of course, much of what both candidates said was so vague as to be meaningless, but nevertheless, it was refreshing to leave the pettiness that has pervaded the election behind for an … Continue reading