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Then We Came To The End: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Nov. 2

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

And so it has come to this, our final dispatch before Election Day, and the nagging obligation to "sum it all up" and "bring it all back home." The 20...

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Our Ever-Loosening Grip On The Commonest Courtesies Slipped: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 26

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.27.2012 | Politics

At about this time in the 2008 presidential election season, a young woman named Ashley Todd went crazy in Pittsburgh. Todd, a volunteer for John McCa...

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Winning On Semantics, Missing The Point: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 19

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

One final note on this: we were a little dumbstruck by the number of people who commented that Obama had managed to definitively parry the issue or put Libya to bed. No, no! It really is more than what phrases were used in certain speeches, we're afraid. There is a whole debate coming on Monday, exclusively about foreign policy. That debate's moderator, Bob Schieffer, is absolutely going to want to earn his stripes. He will absolutely re-raise the question. If he doesn't he will be pilloried. So the matter has not been put to bed. Hopefully, Schieffer will manage to steer the discussion to more substantive grounds.

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Barack Obama Performs His Disappearing Act: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For October 5

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Well, last week, your Speculatroners couldn't help but notice that the political media had apparently all had a brunch, or something, at which it was ...

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The Sense Of An Ending: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 28

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

This week, the frenzied activity of the campaign trail seems to hit a caesura, of sorts, perhaps because now that we're at, or near, a halfway point b...

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Mitt's A Real Nowhere Man: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 21

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.24.2012 | Politics

At the Values Voter Summit this past weekend, GOP vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan lit into President Barack Obama for his propensity for making ...

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Mitt Romney Searches For A Former Clarity: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Sept. 14

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.15.2012 | Politics

One of the essential charges that's been levied at Mitt Romney by Team Obama Re-Elect is that he has, thus far, refused to offer any specifics in term...

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Sunday Morning Coming Down For Paul Ryan Punditry: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Aug. 17

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics

Romney's decision to do his big Paul Ryan reveal last Saturday morning was one of those deft, media narrative-clinching maneuvers guaranteed to ensure...

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Mitt Romney Searches For A Hit, Scores On An Error: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For June 29, 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.20.2012 | Politics

As we've said before, the first set of tasks in a political campaign are simply summarized: Define yourself, define your opponent, define the stakes o...