Monthly Archives: November 2012

Today’s Herald column: change won’t come easy for the GOP

This week in the Herald, I explore the reasons why the conventional wisdom on the “new GOP” is likely wrong — and the party won’t be changing, or dramatically expanding its demographics, anytime soon… 

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To think, this guy thought just a few weeks ago that he was going to be president… I guess the 1 percent really are just like us …

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Some post-election must-reads:

The election is over, alas … but it’s never really over until all the post-mortems are in. Here are some good ones for you to enjoy. 

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Today’s Herald column: will the 2012 election be Rick Scott’s Waterloo (and Charlie Crist’s opportunity)?

In my Herald column this week, I explore the many ways in which Florida once again screwed up the election — and it (once again) didn’t even matter. But you know who it might matter to?

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How to avoid being taken to the cleaners by a Republican consultant

Hi there. If you’re a conservative billionaire or even just a right wing multimillionaire (don’t worry, you’ll get there…) who’s been parted from a handsome chunk of money this election cycle, by Ralph Reed or Karl Rove, or any of … Continue reading

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(Video) Veteran’s Day playlist: Dire Straits, ‘Brothers in Arms’ (with bonus track)

This is a very old song, which I first heard way back in the day at the close of an episode of “Miami Vice” — must have been in junior high school. If you’re not old enough to remember “Miami … Continue reading

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Who will win tonight? Nate Silver or the Probability Truthers? (Plus TRR’s prediction map)

Well it’s that time, folks! We’ll all know tomorrow whether Nate Silver and math are right about this election, or whether the probability truthers will get the last laugh. Below is the TRR guess for the final map. Please keep … Continue reading

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This week’s Herald column: an election between two Americas

The column that spawned a world of hate male from members of Old America.

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Mitt Romney campaigns in the ‘white space’

A genius column by Tom Scocca (who by the way, is white.) Just thought I’d mention that.

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(Video) Mitt Romney gets agitated while speaking about Mormonism, abortion

Revealing video released by an Iowa radio station:

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