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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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A Strange Day to Nominate Paul Ryan

Mitt Romney has just nominated Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan as his vice presidential candidate. Continue reading

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Could Mike Huckabee Have Beat Mitt Romney?

The best case scenario: Huckabee pounds Romney in Iowa, runs a close second in New Hampshire, breaks 50% in South Carolina, and then Mitt Romney says that he doesn’t care about poor people. It’s an open question whether momentum for Huckabee would have started setting in at this point, but let’s say it does and Huckabee takes a double-digit national lead. Huckabee wins Florida and then Michigan at the end of February. On Super Tuesday, Romney’s final stand, Huckabee breaks 65% in the South and wins Ohio by double-digits. Romney drops out and endorses Huckabee. Continue reading

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What’s Behind Romney’s Sincerity Problem

What Romney’s implying is that all “this stuff” – all the campaigning, all the television and radio interviews – is “frivolous.” It’s just a bunch of stupid stuff that he has to do in order to become president. It doesn’t really matter. Continue reading

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The Real Mitt Romney

I’ve recently come across a very fascinating video of Mitt Romney. It shows him in a much more genuine and authentic light than anything else I’ve come across. 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 Secret Behind Mitt Romney’s Hawaii Landslide

It was late in the night of Tuesday March 13th, 2012. For most people it was just another normal day.

For Americans in three states, however, it was election day. Continue reading

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