Tag Archives: John Edwards

A Vice-Presidential Primary?

There was an interesting hypothetical on a political forum: What if nominees for Vice President were selected in primaries the way many states select candidates for Lieutenant Governor? It highlights the problems with the method many states have of selecting … Continue reading

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Time Capsule: Christopher Hitchens on the 2004 Democratic Presidential Primary

This piece for Slate isn’t particularly relevant to anything in the news right now, but I just came across it and thought it was interesting. It’s worth looking at what the late ¬†Christopher Hitchens got right and what he got … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney and John Kerry

There probably isn’t much argument over whether Mitt Romney has conveniently changed his views on numerous political matters, but if anyone’s unconvinced,¬†Salon had a great take on his five political lives, and numerous suspiciously timely changes of conscience.¬†Unsurprisingly, the Daily … Continue reading

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