The Romney Campaign Pre-Obituaries

By: Thursday September 20, 2012 12:20 pm

You know things are really going bad for a campaign when weeks before the election top media figures start writing about it as if it were already lost or is destined to lose unless it radically changes. This week featured several pre-obituaries about the Romney campaign. Below are just a few of the most prominent: [...]

Mitt Romney May Simply End up the Last Man Standing

By: Wednesday October 12, 2011 11:21 am

Call it incredible luck, call it determination, call it political skill or call it a sign of the poor state of the modern Republican party. Whatever the cause or set of causes, Mitt Romney has managed to end up basically the last legitimate Republican nominee standing. By legitimate nominee, I’m referring to the type of [...]

Tim Pawlenty Endorses Mitt Romney

By: Monday September 12, 2011 1:19 pm

Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty endorsed Mitt Romney for the Republican Party’s Presidential candidate. From the Romney campaign: By: Tim Pawlenty Great crises often produce great leaders. Unfortunately, sometimes the timing isn’t right, and neither is the leader. Barack Obama came into office in the midst of a great economic crisis. Although hopes were high, [...]

Mitt Sitting Pretty: Romney Leads Latest Poll of GOP Field

By: Thursday May 26, 2011 5:03 pm

The news for Mitt Romney has been pretty good lately; he leads the Republican presidential field in the the latest Gallup poll of the race. Romney also ranks first among potential Republican primary voters who feel business and the economy are the most important issue right now. While polling at only 17 percent is a [...]

Bin Laden Death Should Have Only Modest Influence on 2012 Election

By: Monday May 2, 2011 1:40 pm

When the news broke last night that Osama bin Laden had been killed in an American special forces raid, some of the instant reaction on twitter and elsewhere was that President Obama just won his 2012 reelection contest. While we are almost assured to see a spike in Obama’s job approval numbers, the actual direct [...]

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