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FDR’s Obstructionism

Yesterday, I compared Mitt Romney’s vague campaign to FDR’s 1932 presidential bid. Roosevelt’s campaign and pre-presidency also tie into another contemporary controversy. Right now, there are arguments that Republicans are intentionally sabotaging President Obama’s agenda to hurt the economy, and increase … Continue reading

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FDR’s 100 Days and Obama VS Romney

There have been a few comparisons between Mitt Romney and Herbert Hoover, due to slight similarities in stated economic policies and business background. But it seems to me that there’s a lot that Romney has in common with Hoover’s successor … Continue reading

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Could President Romney Be Primaried?

Earlier, I considered how Mitt Romney’s decision to choose Paul Ryan as his running mate would affect an open 2016 Republican presidential primary. This was under the assumption that President Obama would be reelected. Choosing Paul Ryan also has a … Continue reading

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Romney’s Home States

Andrew Sullivan looked at a Michigan poll which wasn’t favorable to Romney. Not looking good in the latest PPP poll. He’ll likely lose both of his home states this fall. Some time ago, Greg Sargent noted how unusual it would be for … Continue reading

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Bill Clinton and Paul Ryan

The AP reports that Mitt Romney had chosen Paul Ryan to be his running mate. It’s a bold choice, especially considering the talk about Ryan as a potential presidential contender last year. I had a crackpot theory that Bill Clinton … Continue reading

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Thank the Club for Growth for Harry Reid

While Republicans denounce Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s claim to have inside information from Bain about Romney’s tax returns, it’s worth remembering the ways in which conservative organizations have contributed to Reid staying in the Senate. In the 2010 primary, … Continue reading

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Why does the Republican party like older candidates?

Ricochet’s John Domenech made an offhand prediction about the future of the Republican party. Oblivious to all this, today McCain still wanders Capitol Hill wondering why people don’t want his advice. McCain is likely the last 70+ candidate to run for … Continue reading

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Family Men and Presidents

Earlier in the week, porn star Ron Jeremey praised Mitt Romney’s strong family values. A few weeks ago, Chris Matthews was upset that all Republicans do is trash Obama even though he’s a good husband and father. Politicians often parade their … Continue reading

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Obama and Executive Experience

Republicans have focused a lot on executive experience during the presidential campaign. It was often mentioned in the primary, as GOP Governors explained their support for Mitt Romney while Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum and Ron Paul were still in the … Continue reading

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The Possible Revenge of Charlie Crist

Ever since he finished second to Marco Rubio in the 2010 Florida Senate race, after leaving the Republican party to run as an Independent, there has been speculation that Charlie Crist might run for Governor again, as a Democrat against … Continue reading

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