It’s been about a month since the election,and the dust has finally settled. I believe we are all glad the negative television commercials are gone as well as the obnoxious lawn signs;but there are a lot of people who miss the action and are beginning to exhibit withdrawal symptoms. [...]
Remember how “cool” Barack Obama came across in that picture of him in a straw hat with a cigarette dangling from his lips? It charmed the 18-to-30 year-olds who were intent upon showing the rest of us how they were so much better than older generations because theywould vote for [...]
The debt ceiling fight currently being waged in Washington will have a major impact on the 2012 elections,because it’s presenting a clear contrast between the Republican and Democratic parties — something that rarely happens.
Republicans have skillfully used this moment to push fundamental budget reform uphill. The forces of the [...]
Presidential reelection campaigns are always about the incumbent — serving as a referendum of that President’s performance in office and the results of their policies. It’s a choice election. It’s not about the challenger. What the incumbent tries to do is to make the other “choice”unacceptable,resulting in the incumbent’s [...]