Tag Archives: Democrats

How 2012 Helps Prospects for Reforming the Electoral College

The electoral college is one of the lingering undemocratic parts of American politics. Unlike almost every other country in the world, America elects its presidents not via the popular vote but rather via a strange system of “electoral votes” distributed … Continue reading

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Cultural Differences Between Republicans and Democrats

The conventions show what the parties are like. They show the soul of the parties. Continue reading

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The Demographics of America’s Governors: Religion

This post will look at the demographics of America’s governors by age, as of August 2012. Continue reading

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An Interesting Way in Which Barack Obama’s Race Helps Him

The 2012 presidential election is shaping up to be an election highly focused on economics and class. It seems that one of the main themes of the election will be class, or the gap between the rich and the poor. At this point, it’s pretty likely that the main Democratic attack on Mitt Romney will be an attack based on class. Mitt Romney will be portrayed as rich and out-of-touch, a Wall Street banker. Continue reading

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The Demographics of America’s Governors: Place of Birth

This post will look at the demographics of America’s governors by place of birth, as of March 2012. Continue reading

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The Demographics of America’s Governors: Age

This post will look at the demographics of America’s governors by age, as of February 2012 Continue reading

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Why Barack Obama Will Lose the 2012 Presidential Debates

Mark this prediction for the calendar: Obama will lose the 2012 presidential debates. Continue reading

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