After surviving an unparalleled disaster that rocked us to our core (Lindsay Lohan in Liz & Dick), we pulled together as a nation of Thelmas and Louises, ready to boldly drive off the fiscal cliff together.
Since 2008, commentary about presidential campaigns has been saturated in the rhetoric of narrative. However, Obama's 2012 presidential victory wasn't, strictly speaking, based on narrative. So what happened?
I still have some moves and I haven't put my dancing shoes away just yet. I'm just waiting for the right person to ask me to dance. Maybe Hillary or Jeb 2016?
Obama's reelection was remarkable considering the sluggish economy, the $1 billion plus spent to defeat him, and the fact that at the beginning of his campaign many Democrats were unenthusiastic. Obviously voters reappraised the president.
When Romney lost the election, half the country was rejoicing and the other half was scoffing at what fools we were for re-electing Barack Obama. The attitude cannot continue to be: "What's wrong with them?" It needs to be "what's wrong with us?"
Oh, what might have been..... Consider what Mitt Romney might have been---as candidate, as president..... While I am very pleased Barack Obama was ...
As the reeling Republicans and strategizing Democrats debrief about 2012 national election results, they should remember six things about the Latino community.
Dear Friends in the Republican Party: I'm the guy you're not supposed to worry about. Amid all the recriminations over how you lost the presidential election -- by teeing off those Latinos, blacks, women, young people and people who build American cars.
Despite months of uncertainty, on November 6th Barack Obama decisively defeated Mitt Romney. There were ten other notable winners and losers in the 2012 Presidential election.
"It's time for us to stop fighting the left's identity politics and start embracing them. We can appeal to groups as well as the Democrats do, we just need to make it a priority."
I still have one remaining question: What exactly is this hope and change thing the President keeps mentioning?
Perhaps, instead of trying to "win the hearts and minds" of the folks in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere, Republicans could start doing so here at home, with all Americans.
America woke up last Wednesday to find its government essentially unchanged. After a campaign season that lasted for almost a year and a half and cam...
Thank you Mr. Romney. Your concession speech showed real class, dignity and said what needed to be said regarding bringing America together again.
David Frum argues that President Barack Obama didn't win Tuesday's election as much as former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney lost it.
I am so tired of the illogical map of America argument that my Republican friends who can't handle a loss are making.
(270 to win)
|Virginia 100% Rpt.||51.2%||47.3%|
|Florida 100% Rpt.||50.0%||49.1%|
|N. Carolina 100% Rpt.||48.4%||50.4%|
|Ohio 100% Rpt.||50.7%||47.7%|
|New Hampshire 100% Rpt.||52.0%||46.4%|
|Colorado 100% Rpt.||51.5%||46.1%|
|Wisconsin 100% Rpt.||52.8%||45.9%|
|Iowa 100% Rpt.||52.0%||46.2%|
|Nevada 100% Rpt.||52.4%||45.7%|
|Seats gained or lost||+2||-2|