History as caricature – Republicans selling malaise like it’s 1979


"[O]n issue after issue, Governor Romney and Congressman Ryan want to go backwards." -President Obama, Boulder, Colorado, September 2, 2012 The Republicans want you to be morose, sad and resigned. One of the themes that emerged from the Republican National Convention, in Tampa, last week, was how sad are the times, how disappointing is the economy,… Continue reading History as caricature – Republicans selling malaise like it’s 1979

Republicans praise truth one night, bury it the next


"We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," Romney pollster Neil Newhouse, to an ABC breakfast panel, ahead of GOP vice presidential nominee, Rep. Paul Ryan's acceptance speech, Wednesday. It is kind of appropriate that Aeschylus' famous, fifth century, B.C., quote, "In war, truth is the first casualty," was popularized by a… Continue reading Republicans praise truth one night, bury it the next

Akin Republicans move Heaven to stop Romney


UPDATE: America Right to Life has launched a website, RepublicansAgainstRomney.com, with a series of Bible banging, highlighted lines, like: "If you fear Obama, you'll vote for Romney. If you fear God, you won't." Among the litany of reasons listed by the RTL for why they do not trust Romney, is a bullet item tracking his… Continue reading Akin Republicans move Heaven to stop Romney