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Throwback Thursday: A really dumb argument against Romney

This was something I wrote during the 2012 presidential election, on a criticism of Mitt Romney that was probably forgotten minutes after the think pieces were written. There were legitimate complaints with Romney’s numbers regarding the number of jobs he … Continue reading

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Why Did Republicans Go For Trump?

A question that comes up in political discussions is why Republican voters went for Trump. There are three main categories: Why did he win the primary? Why did he get so much institutional support as the nominee that he was … Continue reading

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Thursday Throwback: What was the point of the Veepstakes chase?

NBC has an article about the efforts of various news organizations to find out who Mitt Romney’s running mate would be before he announced that it was going to be Paul Ryan.¬†They also described Paul Ryan’s efforts to mislead news … Continue reading

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Pawlenty the Un-Palin

Current scuttlebutt is that Tim Pawlenty is currently the Romney campaign’s top choice for running mate. Pawlenty had previously been on the short list in 2008, when McCain decided to go for Sarah Palin instead, At that time, the campaign … Continue reading

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