Monthly Archives: October 2012

Rescued from the memory hole: Gallup has been controversial for a while

I get a lot of questions about polls – which are the “good” ones, which are biased, etc. But I get more questions about Gallup than an other polling outfit. Which is why it was fascinating to stumble across this … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney wants to sell you a handy-dandy Hoover (with bonus ‘Midnight Hardball’ video)

My latest column at theGrio, in which I discover who Mitt Romney really is: a door-to-door salesman. (Photo from Democratic Underground, where you can find lots more where that came from.) Also, check out this clip from Midnight Hardball on … Continue reading

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The cure for Romnesia

Funny!

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Rebel with a cause: Bruce Springsteen gets specific about his politics in Rolling Stone

We’ve long known that The Boss is a Democrat (as he puts it, his mother told him as a kid that they were Democrats “because Democrats are for the working people.”) In the latest Rolling Stone, he explains his political … Continue reading

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NYTMag asks: do good businessmen make good presidents?

Well the history of the U.S. suggests not (George W. Bush, Herbert Hoover…)

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Meet Mitt’s latest foreign policy adviser: Gen. Tommy Franks

AKA, the fourth worst general in American history.

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This week’s Herald column: the good old media ‘tie’

Had to go in on the debate reaction, just a little bit.

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(Video) On Hardball, James Lipton brilliantly explains Mitt Romney

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(Video) ‘Morning Joe’ breaks down the second presidential debate

… and the results, in a forum normally not friendly to Barack Obama, are unexpected (well, somewhat unexpected.) Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

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Felix Baumgartner is the coolest man (still) on earth

The video is simply amazing.

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