Tag Archive: campaign 2012

Hope and Change, R.I.P.

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President Obama tells White House reporters that he’s running a serious campaign based only on issues, that nothing he’s done is “out of bounds.”  This raises a question:  Who are you going to believe — your eyes and ears or the President of the United States? In just the last month or so, the president’s…

His Silence Makes Him Complicit

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If you’ve been paying attention to Barack Obama’s campaign for re-election you may have noticed a recurring theme.  While he  hits the campaign trail, flashing his million-dollar smile and waving to the adoring crowds, his political hit men are engaged in one of the dirtiest campaigns in recent American history – a campaign where decency…

The Mystery Continues — A Tale of Two Polls

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This is a tale of two brand new polls.   If you think you’re confused now, wait till you read this. One poll, of registered voters, was conducted by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News.  It shows President Obama with a lead of six points over Mitt Romney, 49 to 43 percent nationwide.  Last month…

What Me Worry? YES!

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Forgive me for going over old terrain, but I’m still bewitched, bothered and bewildered by the latest presidential poll results. First, let’s review the state of the economy, which everyone agrees is the single biggest issue that will decide who wins the election. Jobs:  The official unemployment rate has been over 8 percent for Barack…

We’ve Set a Low Bar for “Courage”

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Looks like I’m one of the few observers who doesn’t think Mitt Romney’s appearance before the NAACP in Houston was all that courageous. Yes, he showed up to speak to people who won’t vote for him or any other Republican under any circumstances.  But we’re setting the bar pretty low if just showing up qualifies…