Tag Archives: 2012 election

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

Revealing video released by an Iowa radio station:

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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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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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The most important commentary you’ll find on the first presidential debate

Forget the pundits. It’s all about Darryl. No, his name isn’t really Darryl, it’s Marty …

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Is Sam Jackson’s election ad the best thing ever? Hell, m***f***n yeah!

Yes, m***f***s, it is.

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This week’s Herald column: ‘Are you there, losers? It’s me, Mitt’

Okay, that’s not what my editor, Myriam, titled the column. But she could have, because post Boca video disaster, Mitt Romney – the plutocrat who would be president – now faces the daunting task of rallying, or just facing, a … Continue reading

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