Shutdowns Are Different From Almost Everything Else in Politics

By: Thursday October 17, 2013 12:47 pm

There are some who argue the government shutdown will not have much of a political impact a year from now because it will be mostly forgotten. An example of this opinion from Nate Silver: 1. The media is probably overstating the magnitude of the shutdown’s political impact. Remember Syria? The fiscal cliff? Benghazi? The IRS scandal? [...]

The GOP War on Hillary Clinton Begins Anew

By: Friday May 10, 2013 10:19 am

For several years while Hillary Clinton was merely a government official it seems like the decades long Republican war against her had ended, but it was only lying dormant. For a while the GOP had a much bigger and juicier target in Barack Obama. Clinton was treated with a combination of political neglect or even [...]

Mitt Romney’s Ten Biggest Mistakes

By: Thursday November 8, 2012 11:50 am

Now that the election is over and the bloated corpse of the Romney campaign lies dead in a field somewhere in Ohio, it is time for the autopsy. Having closely watched the campaign for over a year these are the ten biggest mistake I believe Mitt Romney made, in roughly chronological order. For me a [...]

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