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Election Campaign

Can Republicans Scare Democrats Into Voting for Them

Nigel Barber | Posted 12.14.2014 | Politics
Nigel Barber

In the current election campaign, Republicans are organizing their message around a theme of fear. That is hardly surprising given scientific evidence that the brains of conservatives are more strongly reactive to threats.

Dispatches From Incredible 1934 Campaign: H.L. Mencken Mocks Upton Sinclair, Riots in Movie Theaters

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Greg Mitchell

Upton Sinclair had been swallowing magic potions since the turn of the century, Henry Mencken declared during the California gubernatorial race of 1934, and now he was at it again.

On 9/10 Obama Found His Theme: Now Stay On It and Stay Angry

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

Over-and-over-and-over until he gets bored hearing himself say it, and then he needs to continue. And, when the McCain campaign changes its tune, he still keeps it up.