Posted in Main Blog (All Posts) on October 27th, 2012 11:08 pm by HL
This Is What Rolling Stone Asked Barack Obama?
Matt Welch, Reason
Back when Rolling Stone interviewed President Barack Obama in 2010, I had a little fun at the expense of ageless/deathless interviewer Jann Wenner, because his first three questions to the most powerful man on earth were about how awful those damn dirty Republicans are (”When did you realize that the Republicans had abandoned any real effort to work with you,” etc.).Not that this was such a far cry from Wenner's 2008 interview with Obama (”What do you think went wrong with the Bush administration? How did things get so bad in these last eight years? What happened to…
Pa. Among “Reach” States Tempting Romney Camp
Scott Conroy, RCP
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — If Mitt Romney were to make a last-minute move to expand his electoral map, Ground Zero for that effort likely would be here amid the suburban sprawl of Montgomery County, outside of Philadelphia.But as about 20 Obama campaign volunteers gathered Thursday night for another evening of phone-banking, there was little concern among the Democratic partisans inside Dave Hopkins' actuarial office just off of the Pennsylvania Turnpike.Confidence about the president carrying Pennsylvania has always been high here, as he has not trailed in a single state poll since…
Women Can’t Trust Mitt Romney
Robyn Blumner, Tampa Bay Times
An open letter to women voters:Ladies, I write to you because this is our election. Both President Barack Obama and his challenger Mitt Romney desperately need us to win, which means it is up to us to determine the path of this nation. To me, it comes down to whether we want a country where Americans have each other's backs, or one where we are on our own with a tattered safety net. But there is another central question in this campaign: trust.